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Best Fall-Blooming Anemones
Anemones are great late-season bloomers in the perennial border. They produce 2- to 3-inch-diameter, single or double flowers on 2- to 4-foot-tall plants. The flowers come in a range of colors,...
Huge, New Fig
The fig crop is ripening in many areas of the county. If you love figs, you'll love this new variety from the Louisiana State University breeding program. 'LSU Gold' features 2-inch-wide, tender,...
As any gardener knows, the roots from trees growing along sidewalks or paved driveways can eventually cause the sidewalks to crack and heave. Municipalities in California have been experimenting...
New Clove-Scented Shrub
Finding a shrub that grows well in the shade, produces attractive flowers, and provides interesting foliage is a challenge. A new variegated version of the Florida anise bush ( Illicium floridanum...
In the Garden
When I think back to gardening as a child, I remember helping my dad set out tomato transplants. He had a tiny vegetable plot at the time, so he only set out about half a dozen plants, three for me and three for my sister. Together we added a scoop of...
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Harvest Time in Olden Days July means shocking and threshing oats, digging potatoes, and cutting and drying hay, along with...
Figs in the Home Planting A bearing fig tree holds a special place in many a gardener's heart, and so it should, because in...
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