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The Art of the Weekender Bag: 9 Secrets to Packing Light
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The Art of the Weekender Bag: 9 Secrets to Packing Light

June 11

Now that travel season is finally here, it's time to pull out your weekender bag and refresh your getaway gear. Last year, I was like most New Yorkers-who live in one of the world's most fabulous cities, but who are absolutely itching to get off the

Who Not to Invite To Your Wedding
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Who Not to Invite To Your Wedding

May 1

When it comes to celebrating your nuptials, you might be thinking "the more the merrier!" That is, until you get the bill. After adding up catering, rentals and favors, you'll start to see the simplest way to cut your wedding costs is to cut the

How, What & When: Watering 101
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How, What & When: Watering 101

April 29

Of all the tasks that come with maintaining a garden, watering seems like it would be a no-brainer - you just aim a hose and spray, right? But inconsistency in watering is often a prime factor in plant failures, so let's take a look at the how, what,

Hooray!: It's Planting Day
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Hooray!: It's Planting Day

April 28

Hooray, it's planting day! Once you've prepped your space, finally being able to put all those seedlings and starts in the garden feels like a great accomplishment. Whether you're transplanting your own seedlings started from seed or young plants pur

Prep Time: Preparing Your Space to Plant
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Prep Time: Preparing Your Space to Plant

April 27

You've sited your space, you've picked your plants, you've shopped for tools... and now it's go time! You're (almost) ready to start planting! No matter what type of garden you're growing, prepping your space is all about prepping the soil properly.

Shop To It: The Gardening School Shopping List
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Shop To It: The Gardening School Shopping List

April 25

Gardens and gardeners come in all sizes, shapes, and needs. We may be short or tall, left-handed or right-handed. We may be starting a few planter boxes on the deck or growing entire rows of vegetables in the backyard. Thus, the tools that work for o

Indoors or Out: Tips for Creating a Vertical Garden
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Indoors or Out: Tips for Creating a Vertical Garden

April 24

Erick's Modern Organic Burbank Mix Remember when vertical gardens first hit the scene? They were glorious, but they all seemed to require access to a 20-story building, an impossibly high-tech irrigation system, and approximately three million dollar

Pros & Cons: The Dirt on Seeds vs. Starts
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Pros & Cons: The Dirt on Seeds vs. Starts

April 22

There was a time when growing a garden meant raising all your plants from seed. Now with nurseries and commercial growers, gardeners can fill their beds with a wide range of seedlings and small plants without waiting a whole season for them to mature

Easy-Grow, Easy-Care: Best Bets for Beginners to Grow
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Easy-Grow, Easy-Care: Best Bets for Beginners to Grow

April 21

One of the most common reasons people throw up their hands - and throw in the trowel - is the discouragement they feel when their plants die. But guess what: it happens to even the most experienced gardener. Don't despair! Whether it's your first tim