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Dig For Victory: An American History of Gardening

As we celebrate the birth of our country this Independence Day, we take you on a historical journey through gardening in America, from the first Colonial kitchen gardens, to the urban patio of today. Turns out, digging in the dirt makes you a true patriot, my All-American green thumb.  From the first peoples who roamed …

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How to Grow a Cancer-Fighting Garden

On Saturday, June 2nd, Stockslagers is partnering with the Noble Circle Project and Women’s Wellness to raise money for cancer research. Create your own combination planter to donate $20 to the cause. In the spirit of cancer awareness, we want to share how gardening can help improve cancer outcomes.   According to oncology dietitians around …

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7 Reasons Why Gardening is Great for Kids

Gardening is a wonderful childhood activity that improves cognitive and physical development in countless ways. Children are bound to remember the happy memories of their growing-up gardens for the rest of their lives. Planting a seed, taking care of the seedling, and watching a plant grow to a large, healthy plant is like magic for …

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The 5 Coolest Edible Pansy Ideas from Around the Web

Did you know that pansies are edible? This whimsical springtime flower is not only a front-porch favorite, but it’s also a lovely food accent. Pansies are chock full of vital nutrients such as Vitamin C, Potassium, and Antioxidants. Their mild, fresh flavor has grassy notes and a minty, wintergreen aftertaste. These pretty little flowers serve …