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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400Garden Detective Jessica Damiano spent a recent afternoon with celebrity chef Ina Garten, The Food Network's "Barefoot Contessa," touring her East Hampton garden and talking about plants, food and life.
Thu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400Everyone knows the recipe for warm weather bliss: Grab some deck chairs, fire up the grill, mix some margaritas, dig a gigantic hole in the ground, add water.
Fri, 10 Jul 2009 15:59:39 -0400Can your favorite plant be a demon in disguise? Find out here, and -- if it is -- we'll help you find a suitable replacement.
Thu, 9 Jul 2009 10:39:32 -0400We found some great new products at the International Housewares Association show in New York. Here are some that will be available this year.
Tue, 7 Jul 2009 15:29:18 -0400If you're growing tomatoes, potatoes or nightshade this year, be on the lookout for late blight disease, the same fungus that caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s.
Thu, 2 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400Get an inside look at how NYC cast members relax in their Hamptons summer digs.
Thu, 2 Jul 2009 09:41:49 -0400We asked readers to send in photos of their gardens, and they've been hard at work digging and sweating and, in many cases, draining their wallets. Here are the fruits of their labor.
Mon, 29 Jun 2009 09:53:38 -0400Blast your garden off to a great July with these chores -- one for each day of the month.
Thu, 25 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400As temperatures start to rise and the economy continues to stumble, keeping cool during the months ahead means feeling comfortable in your living room and with what's in your wallet. Here are some tips for saving cash - and the planet -this summer.
Fri, 19 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400Some plants make better bedfellows than others, and once you learn which help or harm others, your garden will have less pests and diseases, and more vigorous plants.