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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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Save Money and Still Have a Big Tomato Harvest
Melinda's Blog is brought to you by American Transmission Company. Whether you have a large or small planting budget, the more you save on each project means the more projects you can do. Use 5-gallon buckets that contain non toxic materials...
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Who's Got the Dramamine?
The folks at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California have a new roller coaster that could be perfect for you - if you're a daredevil. It's called Twisted Colossus, and as advertised, it does things that other coasters don't. Or...
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Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out!
It wasn't even 24 hours since David Letterman signed off for the last time. Crews from CBS descended on The Ed Sullivan Theater yesterday to dismantle the Late Show set. Dismantle is a gentle word. They destroyed it. Chopped it to pieces....
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What the Other Late Night Talk Hosts Did
Did you wonder what the other late night talk hosts did to mark David Letterman's retirement? Earlier this week, we posted Jimmy Kimmel's tribute. That was very special. On the night of Dave's last show, Conan O'Brien did his...
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Letterman's Very Last Top 10 List
When you think of David Letterman, one of the first three things to come to mind has to be his nightly Top 10 lists. And what better topic for his last Top 10 than the Top 10 Things I've Always Wanted to Say to David Letterman. And who better...
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JWoww Delivers a Smackdown
Jenni Farley - aka JWoww from Jersey Shore - took to Instagram to talk about pictures of herself in a bikini. Someone snapped and published a bunch of pictures of her at a pool in a bathing suit. She was with her daughter and her fiance. People...
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The Rock Melts
This happened earlier in the week, but it's pretty uplifting and worthy of sharing. Dwayne Johnson - aka The Rock - posted a picture to Instagram. It shows him reading a letter, grinning like a child at Christmas. Turns out the letter is...
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Embrace Who You Are - J-Lo Does!
Jennifer Lopez is the cover girl for US Weekly's Best Bodies issue. And she offers up a video commentary on the photo shoot for the cover that's vintage J-Lo. She knows she's not a classic model - tall and leggy and a size 0. "I...
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Mine! Mine! Mine!
This is an amazing video. A guy in Holland was on the seashore, trying to lunch on some herring. He hung it over his mouth - that's the way you eat herring in Holland, they say - and had it half in his mouth when a seagull swooped in and...
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Bill Murray, Entertainment Tornado
Bill Murray was David Letterman's last guest on Tuesday night. He popped out of a cake, and did shots of vodka with Dave. Then he went out to dinner, had a little wine, and zipped off to MSNBC - at their invitation - to talk about his...
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A Truly Touching Tribute to Letterman
We weren't the only ones watching David Letterman's farewell show last night. Other late night hosts were watching too. Like Jimmy Kimmel, who posted this touching tribute to Dave yesterday from his show on Tuesday night. And he...
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