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Gardening Tips and How-To Garden Guides

Planting peas. It’s such a simple act, yet it’s become complicated for lots of gardeners. You’ve probably heard the sayings: Plant your peas on St. Patrick’s Day. Plant your peas on Ash Wednesday. If you don’t plant your peas by Easter, you won’t have peas for the Fourth of July.

In the last days of winter, many of us are looking longingly at seed catalogs and planning our gardens. If you have a stash of seed packets, you may be checking the dates and wondering whether you should save some money by planting seeds that were packaged for previous years.

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Gardening and farming have a fair amount in common. The difference really comes down to scale. Here you can get helpful gardening tips, how-to garden guides and stories from the people who know the land best.