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2012-07-17 23:00:43

MyEcoGardens has having a month-long seed sale. Receive 30% off all seeds for your vegetable garden or flower garden from now until the end of August. Invest in natural gardening with high quality seeds. Colville, Washington (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 MyEcoGardens.com is a great source for heirloom and organic seeds for natural gardens. MyEcoGardens has seeds from many places and many sources. One supplier, Bavicchi, is one of Italy´s finest seed houses with products including flowers,...

2009-03-12 11:30:00

Getting started growing fruits and vegetables at home has never been easier NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ZipHarvest.com announces the launch of its website designed to help people successfully grow high-yielding home gardens. The site provides a set of web-based tools and features that greatly simplify and enhance the entire process of growing fruits and vegetables. Novice gardeners can select from a wide range of professionally designed gardens of various sizes and themes,...

2008-07-12 03:00:24

By Megan Sexton, The State, Columbia, S.C. Jul. 12--J.W. "Red" Rutland is 83 years old. He works about 55 hours a week as a receiver at a Lexington grocery. And he grows tomatoes to die for. Each summer, his garden off Corley Mill Road produces hundreds of tomatoes, grown without any pesticides or chemicals. Many of those tomatoes are sold at 14 Carrot Whole Foods in Lexington (where he also works). Others are given away to friends and family -- or eaten by Rutland (preferably between...


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2013-09-20 13:16:15

Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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