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Make Your Landscape a Fire Fuel-Free Zone

Dan This Land of Ours

Very few think about the damage fire can do, until it happens. Cathy Isom has some helpful tips about how to make your landscape a fire fuel-free zone. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Fires require fuel to burn. If you’ve ever tried to start a fire with uncured or unseasoned wood without an accelerant, then you know …

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Plants Best at Repelling Mosquitoes

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom gives us a run-down on some of the plants that work best at repelling mosquitoes. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Mosquitoes are annoying insects that can plague your backyard barbecues and also pose serious health risks. Unfortunately, humans have an aroma that attracts mosquitoes. To avoid them, try planting some mosquito repellant plants in your …

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Double Food Harvest Growing Sweet Potato Vines

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom fills you in on why you should be growing sweet potato vines for a double food harvest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  Whether you’re embracing the Paleo lifestyle or just craving something new, add sweet potatoes to the menu. But, did you know that the leaves are edible too? Unlike regular potatoes, sweet potatoes can …

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Best Organic Weed Control Methods

Dan Organic, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Weeds are something we constantly battle in our gardens and farms. Cathy Isom has a few suggestions for the best organic weed methods. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Weeds tend to be some of nature’s most annoying pests.  When weeds encroach on your precious growing space consider organic weed methods.  Organic methods are categorized as such because …

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Nourishing Winter Plants for Birds

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has a few tips and lets you know about some of the best and most nourishing winter plants for birds. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The long, cold winter months can be especially difficult for garden birds. Since they have to to forage in freezing temperatures for food, birds require lots of high-fat, rich food …