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We are first-time gardeners and have planted Brussels sprouts and green and red cabbage that we are trying to grow organically. There are black egg sacs and small green worms eating the leaves. Is there an organic product we can use on the cabbage?

What are some trends in gardening you see becoming more prevalent in the next few years?

What is the correct distance from my house to plant a tree? What is the correct distance from the lot line to plant a tree?

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