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Expert tips to maximize your victory garden

Sponsored by Miracle-Gro Quarantine and social distancing have inspired renewed interest in gardening and home cooking. These two activities go hand-in-hand as people grow their own produce and herbs that can be plucked just steps from the kitchen where they can whip up tasty creations. In fact, this movement revived the concept of victory gardens, which help people become more self-reliant during challenging times. What is a victory garden? Victory gardens were common during World War I and II when people were... read more

5 ways to help pollinators flourish

You may already be aware that pollinators are important to everyone on the planet. But did you know that one in every three bites of food is made possible by native pollinators? Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, flies, bats and hummingbirds transfer pollen between flowers and other plants, helping them grow and produce the fruit and vegetables we all...

How to go green at home and save green in your wallet

Paid Content by Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. Taking steps to live a greener lifestyle at home not only can help protect the environment, but it can improve the comfort in your home and help save money, too. According to a study conducted by the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), 41% of Americans want to buy green products...

From victory gardens to garage greatness: 5 big jobs to tackle for summer

Summer is here, and that means it’s time to tackle the big outdoor tasks. The importance of getting work done is especially true in this season of social isolation, when Americans are enjoying their homes’ outdoor spaces more than ever. Outdoor work may require some extra sweat and elbow grease, but these big jobs are a welcome break right...

Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home

Whether it's a quaint patio, a simple garden, a rolling expanse of land or the many possibilities in between, the backyard is the perfect place to unwind. As people spend more time at home, creating a personal outdoor sanctuary is more important than ever before. Fortunately you don't need a lot of time or space to create an outdoor...

4 tips: Zing up your menus with a tasty summer garnish garden

As people are spending more time at home, many are learning new activities and finding simple joy in doing the things they love, such as cultivating their own gardens. Now is the perfect time to start planning a summer garden that can add fresh flavors to your kitchen all year long. One growing trend is to create delicious and...
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