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    Grow Geraniums From Seed

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    Steak and Onion Tacos with Chipotle Guacamole

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    The Hottest New Winter Workwear

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    Removing Crusty Crud on Pots

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    Chipotle-Chorizo Lasagna

    Melanie Barnard / Contributor

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  • 06.

    Video: Build a Rugged Worktable

    Andrew Zoellner / Editor

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  • 01.

    Grow Geraniums From Seed

    NHGC Editors / Editors

    Full Story
  • 02.

    Steak and Onion Tacos with Chipotle Guacamole

    Melanie Barnard / Contributor

    Full Story
  • 03.

    The Hottest New Winter Workwear

    Jenny Stanley / Editor

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20% Discounts on American-Made Wreaths

20% Discounts on American-Made Wreaths

Get 20 percent off on three special seasonal wreaths made in USA. You’ll be happy about the savings and about how the wreaths adorn your home, indoors and outdoors.

Why Not Buy Flowers We Grow?

Why Not Buy Flowers We Grow?

Eighty percent of cut flowers sold in the U.S. are imported from other continents. What can we do about this? Find a florist you can trust to use domestic, local or seasonal ingredients. Here’s how.

Give and Bag a Cool Planter

Give and Bag a Cool Planter

We love these Bloombagz flexible containers. Not only are they colorful and soft, they’re super durable and good for the environment because they’re made from recycled plastic bottles. But Bloombagz is just getting started and needs your help. Give them a boost (and get a container) by supporting their Kickstarter campaign.

Editor’s Choice: Portable Chain Saw

Editor’s Choice: Portable Chain Saw

Check out this mean-toothed 28-inch blade with 7-inch handles. This Viatek Portable Chain Saw folds into a 6 x 8-inch bag and, as an Editors’ Choice, you can purchase this product today.

How to Plant Amaryllis

How to Plant Amaryllis

How to plant amaryllis—and get it to re-bloom. That’s the trick, but with care and attention they'll bloom for years.

Using Speedlights in Garden Photography

Using Speedlights in Garden Photography

It’s only natural to want to photograph what you grow, but you want the photos to be as gorgeous as the flower or plant itself, right? To get the results you want, you need to become familiar with using a speedlight in your photography. It helps diffuse light so that your subjects don’t take on a harsh look. Check out this video to learn about speedlights.

No Sun? Grow Snake Plant

No Sun? Grow Snake Plant

If you want to grow houseplants but you don’t get much sunlight in your home, snake plant is a perfect choice. This handsome foliage plant grows naturally in the dense shade of West African tropical forests, so it’s well-adapted to low-light conditions. And it requires little water or fertilizer, making it almost indestructible!

Vote and Donate to 4 Good Causes

Vote and Donate to 4 Good Causes

Toro has a “Green Spaces Make Great Places” grant program that offers a $7,000 grant to the non-profit with the most votes. Check out these four programs and vote for one—as often as you want!

Aromatic Aster

Aromatic Aster

Blue-purple asters anchored in a sea of red maple leaves: a classic scene of autumn beauty.

Accent and Cover With Boston Ivy

Accent and Cover With Boston Ivy

Despite its common name, Boston ivy is actually native to Japan and China. This vigorous clinging vine is often grown on brick or stone buildings. In fact, the term “Ivy League” came from its prominent use on many college buildings in the Northeast.

Is It Fruit or Vegetable?

Is It Fruit or Vegetable?

Timothy Dirksen of Woden, IA, asks: “We have a botany book that says that if a plant produces flowers and a fleshy fruit for its seeds, it’s a fruit. Therefore, squash, cucumbers and beans are fruits, not vegetables. Is that correct?” Here’s the answer.

Red-Bellied Woodpecker

Red-Bellied Woodpecker

Named for the faint red wash on its belly, this handsome woodpecker is a delight to observe. Red-bellied woodpeckers inhabit wooded neighborhoods, tree-filled parks, and secluded woodlands, where they forage for nuts and fruits and probe tree bark for insects and larvae.

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