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Suburban Gardening

Grow Where You're Planted

Living in the suburbs doesn’t mean you can’t have both a productive and beautiful garden. Take what you have and work from there. We aim to help you see that even the smallest suburban lot can produce ample fruits and vegetables for your family and even give some tips on how to get the kids involved!

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