Northern & Central Midwest
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New Colorful Echinacea
Earlier this year we reported about new fragrant echinacea varieties -- Sunrise and Sunset -- that have recently been introduced to the public. The parade of new coneflower introductions...
Ivy of the Year
Topiaries are all the rage in the gardening world. Not only do they make great outdoor plants, many can be brought indoors in fall and enjoyed in winter under the proper lighting conditions. Each...
Vole Control Bait Station
With the onset of falls cool weather, animals are making plans to overwinter in your yard. Voles are one of the main rodents that love to hang around and feed. There are many species. Some will...
Apples for Better Health
The old adage an apple a day, keeps the doctor away, is gaining more validity as Cornell University researchers find more health benefits from eating fresh apples. Recent research suggests that...
In the Garden
I'm in love with my bulb planter. I never thought I needed one because I always planted bulbs in masses, and it's much easier to dig a large hole for them with a shovel. However, now that my garden is somewhat established, my bulb planter has become...
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National Resources Conservation Service The The National Resources Conservation Service Web site offers great tip sheets on conserving...
Favorite or New Plant
Ural Falsespirea Ural Falsespirea ( Sorbaria sorbifolia ) is a delightful shrub that bears clouds of tiny white...
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- Take Care of Thatch in the Lawn
- Take Tip Cuttings of Your Favorite Annuals
- Divide Perennials
- Put Amaryllis Away for Fall Sleep
- Move Peonies