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Managing and Enjoying Reseeding Perennials
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. More is often considered better, except when it comes to unwanted seedlings. Self seeding perennials mean lots of free plants to move to other gardens in the landscape, but...
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Save Money by Starting Plants from Seeds Directly in the Garden
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Maximize your plant budget and enjoyment by starting plants from seeds right in the garden. Select flowers and vegetables suited to the growing conditions. This includes...
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Plant A Row for the Hungry in Your Community
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Gardeners are some of the most generous people I know. They love to share their ideas, passion for gardening and of course produce. So when you are overwhelmed with tomatoes,...
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Clover; a Sustainable Lawn Grass Alternative
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Once included in lawn mixes as a nurse crop, then considered a weed, clover is now being considered as a low maintenance, lawn grass alternative. If you have tried to rid your...
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Gardening Advice in your Pocket: Mobile Apps
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Whether you are planning, planting or tending your garden, a bit of expert advice is always helpful. Now you can take this advice to the garden center, your garden or just about...
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Low Maintenance Waterwise Gardening with Irrigation
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Reduce your workload, increase productivity and be water wise. Container gardeners may want to make a one-time investment in a drip irrigation system, like the Snip-n-Drip Pot and...
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May is National Physical Fitness Month: Get the Kids Outdoors
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Celebrate National Physical Fitness Month this May by getting the whole family out into the garden. It is a great way to stretch, increase muscle strength, reduce stress and...
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Plant a Tree for Mother’s Day
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Give mom the gift that keeps giving for generations to come – a tree. And don't worry if there is no room in your backyard – donate a tree to your local botanical...
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Add a Bit of Blue of the Spring Garden with Camassia
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Add a bit of blue to your spring garden with Camassia. Spring is a great time to locate a spot for this beauty while fall is the time to plant it in the garden or force it...
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National Salad Month; Grow Your Own Salad
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. May is National Salad Month. Grow your own ingredients for the best tasting and most nutritious salad. You don't need a lot of space to grow your own salad greens and fixings. A...
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Rest in Peace, Anne Meara
Actress and comedian Anne Meara passed away over the weekend at the age of 85. She and her husband, Jerry Stiller, were a pretty successful comedy team in the 60s, 70s and 80s. She appeared on a number of TV shows, including Sex and the City, All...
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Carpool Karoake with Justin Bieber, and It's Not a Carwreck
When you've got a late night talk show these days, you've got to develop signature bits. Cuz it's a tough market out there. James Corden's signature bit (so far, anyway) on The Late Late Show is Carpool Karaoke, where he picks up a...
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John Legend Disses Jamie Foxx, Sorta
Last week on The Tonight Show, Jamie Foxx and Jimmy Fallon played Wheel of Musical Impressions. One of the voice/song combos Jamie dialed up was John Legend singing the Toys R Us jingle. It starts at 2:45 on the video below.(function(d, s, id) { ...
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Say It Ain't So, Mary-Kate and Ashley
Well, gang, it's official. The Olsen twins - Mary-Kate and Ashley - will not be joining the Full House sequel called Fuller House on Netflix. John Stamos, who will make guest appearances on the show as well as produce it, said he was...
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Game of Thrones: The Musical
On Thursday's Red Nose Day USA special on NBC, Chris Martin and Cold Play put together a 12-minute documentary video about their efforts to get their newest work, "Game of Thrones: The Musical," onto a Broadway stage. Okay, it's a spoof, but...
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The Old "Hidden Ball" Trick
It's the bottom of the ninth. You're down by one run. You've got two outs, and a pinch runner at second. The pitcher whirls around and tries to pick off the runner. The throw goes wild into the outfield. Your runner takes off for...
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"Nobody Sees It, Didn't Happen"
Trailer # 2 has been released for Black Mass, the story of Boston's most notorious wanted man, Whitey Bulger, starring Johnny Depp. Johnny's unrecognizable in this one - as he is in most of his films. But funny thing, he does call to mind...
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Prehistoric Funk
I just stumbled on this video from a few months ago, but it's perfect for some holiday fun. One of the hottest songs of the year so far has been Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk." Turns out the beat and music are very similar to "Walk The...
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Dick's Still Got It
Dick Van Dyke's a song-and-dance man at heart. Sure, he's an actor and comic too, but deep down inside, he's a song-and-dance man. So it's not surprising to see him moving quite well - especially given that he's 89 years old -...
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Thank You for Your Service
It's Memorial Day, a time to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country. We should all the take the time to stop and say thank you to those who've gone before us. And let's not forget to say thanks to...
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