Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Combining two of the best ingredients, our snack cake recipe is perfect for those on the go!   INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups flour  1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda dash of salt 1 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla   1/3 cup peanut butter chips 1/3…

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Fertilizer for the Garden and Landscape

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Fertilizers can seem like a complex science, but we’ve broken down all the basics to make it easy to understand!   Fertilizer is necessary for keeping your garden and landscape plants healthy and properly functioning. Everything from moisture uptake, root spread, leaf and flower production, and fruiting rely on the nutrients contained in fertilizers. Since…

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Everything You Need for Memorial Day Weekend Activities

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Your Memorial Day Weekend barbecue bash just isn’t complete without these summer party essentials!   Memorial Day weekend is a great time for outdoor activities, events, and good food! If you’re this year’s host for the backyard bash, stock up on all the summer party essentials to make sure it goes off without a hitch.…

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Broccoli Slaw

Our simplest spring and summer recipe with the tastiest creamy dressing. This broccoli slaw is quick and easy to make!   INGREDIENTS: Makes about six cups of slaw 2 heads of broccoli 1/2 cup thinly sliced almonds, toasted 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients: 1/2 cup buttermilk, well-shaken…

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Fast-Growing Trees for Privacy, Shade, and Color

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Spring is the perfect time to plant a tree! The soil isn’t too hot from the summer sun, so the roots won’t get shocked as they transition to their new home.   Trees are a pretty diverse group of plants—there are so many different varieties with fascinating shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. These diverse traits…

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Lemon Muffins

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Our 10-step lemon muffin recipe is as sweet as can be!   INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour  1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder  1/4 teaspoon baking soda  1 teaspoon coarse salt  1 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling (optional)  2 large eggs, room temperature  1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest plus 1/4 cup lemon juice  1/4…

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Fresh Spring Vegetable Salad

A salad that goes way beyond the lettuce!   INGREDIENTS: 6 ounces radishes, sliced thinly crosswise 6 ounces cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch dice 8 ounces asparagus 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced or pearl sized balls 3 stalks young garlic, white and light green parts only, finely minced 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, more to taste…

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8 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Plant-Obsessed Moms

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A foolproof strategy for buying the best Mother’s Day gifts: do your shopping at the garden center!   Mother’s Day conveniently falls around the beginning of gardening season, so if you have a mom in your life who loves plants, there’s no shortage of options for Mother’s Day gifts! If you’re having trouble coming up…

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