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My Garden

Every year when the middle of May rolls around I get excited because it’s time to get my garden ready. I have a nice plot in my backyard- it’s approximately 8 X 14- plenty of space for veggies and herbs.

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Garden Dreams Urban Farm, Pittsburgh, PA

A few years ago I decided to skip the big stores, and found a local east-end nursery to support. A neighbor of mine suggested that I stop by Garden Dreams Urban Farm and Nursery at 806 Holland Avenue in Wilkinsburg. It’s a true gem, and the quality of the plants is amazing.

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Gardening Tips

Springtime is here. It’s time to get out your gardening equipment, till the soil, and prepare for your garden. It’s been a long hard winter, but all of that extra snow has actually had a positive effect on something- extra moisture in the soil. This extra water will help your plants thrive and have an advantage right from the start! If you’re planning on having a vegetable garden, try getting your plants in the ground by Mother’s Day.

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