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Home & Garden

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    Bigger may be better. But when it comes to gardening, smaller is hot.
  • Planting container gardens
    Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle.Plant a container of nutritious vegetables and herbs.
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Keep bird baths going in winter

Birds need fresh water for drinking and bathing in winter. An elevated birdbath will attract a range of songbird species, but it should be refreshed with tap water at least twice a week. Immersion heaters are available to prevent freezing. If possible, place a feeder near shrubbery to provide cover against cats and hawks.

– Adrian Higgins, Washington Post

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