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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
Flowering bulbs can be a great investment in our landscapes. I am especially fond of those that naturalize, returning each year to pay a dividend on the initial investment. They become part of the cycle of seasons announcing the end of winter, the...
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General Characteristics of Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs Spring-blooming bulbs are the best known but when these beauties are long gone a host of other...
Garden Bulbs for the South Southern gardening authority Scott Ogden has provided us with the definitive work on bulb culture...
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- Plant Naturalizing Bulbs and Other Perennial Flowers
- Brown Patch Season Arrives Soon
- Dividing Perennials
- Fall Vegetable Planting Time
- Prepare Soil for Wildflower Planting