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How to Create a “3 Sisters” Garden

For centuries, many First Nations groups across North America have cultivated three plants that worked together in perfect symbiosis: corn, beans, and squash (or pumpkin).

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Work With Your Land, Not Against It

Rather than being discouraged by the fact that I will never be able to grow a decent tomato here, I've learned the lesson that working with the land I have is easier on both my wallet and my heart than fighting with it.