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Protection for Spring Bulbs
Fall is right around the corner, and for gardeners that means planting spring-flowering bulbs, such as tulips, hyacinths, and crocuses. Unfortunately, mice and voles love to munch these newly...
Mist n' Pour Sprayer
Once the weather starts cooling and drying out, misting plants is a good way to raise humidity levels and keep indoor plants healthy. Misting also can help prevent infestations of insects such as...
For the past 35 years, the Dutch-based horticultural organization, Fleuroselect, has been testing and promoting new flower varieties around the world. Each year they trial new varieties in 30 test...
Worm Compost Suppresses Insect Attacks
Its been widely known that mixing worm compost or "vermicompost" into soils growing flower and vegetables will reduce plant diseases and add significantly more nutrients to the soil than regular...
In the Garden
Bamboo is one of the more evocative plants. A clump of tall, swaying bamboo is captivating, with its lovely, distinctive foliage. Through its association with Asian gardens, it seems to invite contemplation. The sound of the culms (stems) gently rubbing...
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American Bamboo Society Become better acquainted with bamboos in this article, Growing Bamboos in the Northeastern U.S.,...
Hardy Bamboos If you haven't been bitten by the bamboo bug yet, you will be after just browsing through Hardy...
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- Keep Mower Height Higher
- Water Newly Planted Trees and Shrubs
- Welcome Some Rose Hips
- Stock Up on Mulch
- Rake Up Rose Debris