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Category Archives: Gardening

Northern New Mexico Winter Gardening Tips

Contrary to popular belief, you can enjoy the harvest from your garden year-round if you know how to take care of it the right way. With these winter gardening tips, you’ll have just as many vegetables and herbs to enjoy during the winter months of the year. The time you put into your garden pays […]

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Fall Garden Tips

Northern New Mexico gardening seasons range from USDA zones four through six. Autumn is a great time to clean up your garden, flower beds, and prepare your soil for the next growing season. You’ll also need to prepare your garden for cold weather during the winter.  During the autumn, you can find plenty to do […]

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Container Vegetable Gardening Tips

A small container vegetable garden can be surprisingly productive, especially if your growing space is limited to a patio or small section of a yard you can’t dig up. You can grow more than just a few herbs on the windowsill once you get the hang of the process. You do need to know about […]

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Summer Garden Care Tips

With summertime in full swing it’s time to take care of a few chores in the garden. Even though you’ve got lots to do with family and travel, your garden should be a place of solace. Enjoy those quiet, green moments, savoring the coffee and some time to reflect. You may find that relaxing in […]

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How to Grow Potatoes

Potatoes can be purchased at any grocery store, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t many good reasons to learn how to grow potatoes in your own garden. Grocery stores sell a limited selection of potatoes, but when you grow your own, the list of varieties you can choose from is much larger. Growing your own […]

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Grow Flowers for Mothers Day – She’ll Love it!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and floral arrangements will be high on the list for many people to send to their moms. With a little thought and creativity, you could make this Mother’s Day truly a memorable occasion. First, when beginning your project of flowers for mothers day, you should start with mom’s favorite flowers. […]

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How to Grow Flowers in the Desert Southwest

One of the best sights of nature to see is a patch of Earth covered with blooming flowers. The different colors which compliment each other relieve stress and help you relax. Growing a garden is one of the most common hobbies in the world. But is it possible to create a garden within a desert? […]

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Garden Design Layout for Southwest Gardens

What could be more artistic than southwest gardens personally designed by you? The southwest is a region of the U.S. with a riot of iconic colors everywhere. There are several tips and tricks to design a successful southwest garden you will enjoy for a long time and will add value to your property. Garden Design […]

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Gardening Tools to Empower Your Inner Gardener

People of all ages choose gardening as a hobby for a host of reasons. While some gardening enthusiasts find gardening a relaxing way for them to ‘get back in tune with Mother Nature’, others say that gardening gives them a sense of pride at having created and maintained something they can call their own. No […]

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Southwest April Gardening Tips

For many, spring gardens aren’t a reality until Memorial Day hits, but for gardeners in America’s Southwest, the planting season can be year-round! Traditional “winter crops” can be grown with success, and with such early last-frost dates, new spring seedlings can be started and even plugged into the ground by this time. Here at Cooks […]

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