Western Mountains and High Plains
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Agastache 'Apache Sunset'
Agastache or hyssop is an old-fashioned perennial plant that's gaining in popularity with the introduction of new varieties. Agastache is a versatile plant. It has attractive foliage and flower...
Ultra Grow Container Liner
One of the pitfalls of growing plants in containers is improper watering. Containers can dry out quickly or be overwatered by Mother Nature or overzealous gardeners. While underwatered containers...
Root Pruning Potbound Plants
Fall is a great time to buy trees and shrubs at your local nursery. Most gardeners have heard that if your tree or shrub is potbound (roots encircling the rootball), you should score or break up...
Since 1978 the Gold Medal Plant Award Program at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized trees, shrubs, and woody vines of outstanding merit. These winners are relatively new plants...
In the Garden
The worst of summer's heat is over. Nights are getting cooler. So you think the garden season is coming to an end? NOT! You can still add color to the landscape this fall by planting perennials, and they will perform with even more gusto next season....
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Favorite or New Plant
Rose-of-Sharon Rose-of-Sharon ( Hibiscus syriacus ), also known as shrub althea, is one of my favorite...
Tool or Gardening Product
Collinear Hoe Here's a hoe that has a razor sharp blade that slices through the soil and the roots of weeds...
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- Stay On Top of Mowing
- Keep on Harvesting
- Pep Up Annuals
- Preserve the Colors of Summer
- Pick Off Hornworms