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Build a Rain Garden
Storm water runoff can be a big problem in summer during heavy thunderstorms. As the water rushes across roofs and driveways, it picks up oil and other pollutants. Municipal storm water treatment...
A Different Lamb's Ears
When you say lambs ears ( Stachys byzantina ), most flower gardeners think of the perennial with silvery white, wooly foliage and purple flower spikes. However, there is another version of lambs...
All About Watermelons
There is nothing that says summertime like fresh watermelon. If youre looking for more ways to use watermelons in recipes, as decorations, or in activities with your kids, check out the...
New False Aster
Boltonia is a flower in the aster family that blooms in late summer. A North American native, boltonia produces masses of white, pink, or violet flowers, depending on the variety. This perennial...
In the Garden
Whether you know it or not, people gather every year to argue about the scientific names of plants. This science is known as taxonomy; the naming of plants is botanical nomenclature.
A Storied History
Plant names reveal much. Whereas common names...
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Botanical Binomials For more information about plant names and their meanings, read Botanical Binomials -- What Do...
Tool or Gardening Product
Professional Hedge Shears The Professional 24.5" Hedge Shears have it all for gardeners with frequent hedge shearing to do....
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- Rejuvenate Ferns
- Plant for Fall
- Improve Poorly Draining Soil
- Renew Annuals
- Prune Hedges