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New Container Clematis
Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...
Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer
It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...
Learn to Graft
If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...
From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....
In the Garden
I just found out that some of the plants I love have a dark side. I know about the negative attributes of Siberian elms, silver maples, green ash, and Tatarian honeysuckle, but Japanese tree lilac is on the Chicago Botanic Garden invasive species...
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Weeds Gone Wild The Plant Conservation Alliance "Weeds Gone Wild" Web site contains a list of invasive plants...
Ortho's All About Houseplants Ortho's All About Houseplants (Ortho Books, 1999, $11.95) by yours truly is a no-nonsense guide...
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- Cutting Tatarian Honeysuckle
- Combatting Multiflora Rose
- Controlling Purple Loosestrife
- Removing Garlic Mustard
- Eradicating Buckthorn