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Medicinal Plants

The prescription to your health problems could be in your garden. We learn about medicinal plants and what they do. Check with your doctor first!
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Welcome to River Cottage Gardening where you will find a gardening article for April as well as a host of articles and archives about gardens, flowers, vegetables and plants.
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Honey bees self-medicate using plants - HERBAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

Honey bees self-medicate using plants - HERBAL ENCYCLOPEDIA | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Bees have been known to produce some of the best natural products against many ailments and common affections, honey.
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Gardening: Under the apple tree - New Zealand Herald

Gardening: Under the apple tree - New Zealand Herald | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Gardening: Under the apple treeNew Zealand HeraldThis is a wonderful plant for any avid gardener as it has a deep tap root and is rich in potassium.
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Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds

Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Natural Pools or Natural Swimming Ponds (Natural Swimming Pools http://t.co/tAfjFQWv...)...
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Container Vegetable Growing | Rewards of Container Vegetable Growing

Container Vegetable Growing | Rewards of Container Vegetable Growing | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
What wonderful crops can be harvested from well planned container vegetable growing.
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How to start growing outdoor garden plants indoors using egg cartons - by Helium01 - Helium

How to start growing outdoor garden plants indoors using egg cartons - by Helium01 - Helium | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Using egg cartons is an inexpensive and easy alternative to start growing plants indoors.
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Eye Protection Tips: Green Vegetables Helps Cataract Prevention ...

Eye Protection Tips: Green Vegetables Helps Cataract Prevention ... | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Powerful antioxidants can protect the eyes from the cumulative effects of oxidative damage, making the eyes free from sun's rays; thus the antioxidants play an important in cataract prevention. As a result, to prevent cataract, ...
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Thorny problems: lawn care - Telegraph

Thorny problems: lawn care  - Telegraph | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Helen Yemm gets her lawn in order.(Thorny problems: lawn care http://t.co/wQAwVNZE...)...
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Benefits of Red Beans

Benefits of Red Beans | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Red beans are fibrous.  This soluble fiber fights the risks of having high cholesterol in the body.  Aside from being fibrous, they are packed with magnesium, iron, potassium and vitamin B3.  All... (There are so many health benefits from red beans.
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How Much to Plant Per Person in the Vegetable Garden

How Much to Plant Per Person in the Vegetable Garden | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
It's time to plan the vegetable garden, but how much should you plant per person? Here are some guidelines for how much to plant, but remember that they're just guidelines. How much to plant depends on a number of factors.
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Growing Trench Celery - Grow Your Own for Show

Growing Trench Celery - Grow Your Own for Show | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Of all the 20 point vegetables celery is a tricky one to grow to perfection.
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Foods to prevent cancer - Vegetables with cancer-fighting abilities

Foods to prevent cancer - Vegetables with cancer-fighting abilities | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Did you know there are foods to prevent cancer? Scientists have identified numerous vegetables that can slow or stop the growth of tumors and are associated with a lower risk for developing cancer.
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Urinating on your tomato plants could give you fruit four times larger

Urinating on your tomato plants could give you fruit four times larger | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Gardeners keen to boost their crop of tomatoes can fertilise them with their own wee, according to a new study.
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Growing Peppers, Habaneros Anyone?

Growing Peppers, Habaneros Anyone? | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
 
Peppers are a great addition to any summer garden and if you plan well, will save you oodles at the grocery store each summer. In our family we like to plant the standard Bell pepper, with Habanero and...
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National Parks of Japan

National Parks of Japan | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
National Parks in Japan are places of scenic beauty designated for protection and sustainable utilization by the Minister of the Environment under the Natural Parks Law (1957).
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Growing a garden for butterflies and bees - Omaha World-Herald

Growing a garden for butterflies and bees - Omaha World-Herald | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Growing a garden for butterflies and beesOmaha World-HeraldAnd as homeowners increasingly move toward organic gardening, using fewer or no pesticides and herbicides on vegetables and ornamentals, the chance of gaining backyard visitors grows.
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19 Pretty Pictures of Ponds

19 Pretty Pictures of Ponds | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Barns, fields, flowers, trees; they all reside around ponds. Ponds create a central location for all of these things to come together and make the perfect shot. Check out these 19 pretty pictures of ponds.
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Plants' 'spring switch' revealed

Plants' 'spring switch' revealed | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
Researchers have identified the genetic "switch" that triggers the flowering process in plants as they respond to warmer temperatures.
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Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Gardens fit for the Royal family - Telegraph

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Gardens fit for the Royal family  - Telegraph | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
This is a great year for Britain, and happy and glorious floral tributes are
what patriotic gardeners will be growing, says Graham Rice.
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Welcome To Our Website

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Welcome To Our Website | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the world's leading botanic gardens. Holding over 1 in 8 of known plant species, the gardens at Kew and Wakehurst offer a unique day out in stunning surroundings.
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Home Vegetable Gardening: Growing Great Carrots

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Plants Use Body Clocks to Prepare for Battle

Plants Use Body Clocks to Prepare for Battle | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
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By Olivia Solon, Wired UK

Biologists at Rice University have discovered that while plants might look fairly inactive in the da...
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Vegetables and Fruits: Get Plenty Every Day

Vegetables and Fruits: Get Plenty Every Day | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
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Introduction
Vegetables, Fruits, and Chronic Disease

Cardiovascular Disease


Blood Pressure


Cancer


Gastrointestinal... (Vegetables and Fruits: Get Plenty Every Day - What Should I Eat?
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What You Can Compost: Things You Have Around Your Home

What You Can Compost: Things You Have Around Your Home | Gardening is more than Digging the Dirt | Scoop.it
RT @CanarsieBK via @ConnectedRoots Only compost dryer lint/fluff from biodegradable eg cotton or wool clothes though...http://t.co/GoAJHUCJ...
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