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Cam’s Gardening Tips: Weeding

Cam Flaherty here. In New England, weeds are popping up as fast as the leaves are unfurling, now that freezing temperatures are in our past and the days are long and sunny. I like to keep on top of weeds. … Continue reading

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Cam’s Garden Tips: Cold-Hardy Plants

Cam Flaherty here. What can you plant before the frost-free date? Which vegetables don’t mind some cold weather? Think greens. Think onions. Think peas. When your soil dries out a bit, direct seed salad greens and lettuces after you have … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Garden

Cam Flaherty, here. It’s New England, it’s April, and the ground is still half frozen. You didn’t get the peas planted on St. Patrick’s Day and you can’t for a while yet. Working wet soil destroys its natural structure and … Continue reading

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Cam’s Garden Tips: Planning Your Garden

Cam Flaherty here. It’s tempting at this time of year to peruse the seed catalogs, either the ones that come in the mail or online. Big box stores already have their garden sections in full gear, showcasing petunias, wheelbarrows, weedkiller. … Continue reading

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Cam’s Garden Tips: Seed Starting

Cam Flaherty here. It’s still cold in New England. But we’re not just acting on faith that temperatures WILL rise and summer will come. And when it does, don’t you want to be ready with some of your own seedlings? … Continue reading

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