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Five Steps to Bulb Planting Success
The best time to plant spring bulbs depends on where you live. Ideally, wait until the soil temperature is below 60°F. As a general guide, plant in September through early October if you live in...
Fall Cleanup Q and A
Cutting Back Perennials Question: After the first frost, should I cut back the flower stalks on my perennials? Or is it best to leave them as is and cut them back in the spring?...
Shrub Dogwood Trials
Shrub forms of dogwood (Cornus) make excellent landscape plants and are widely used by landscapers around the country. They are known for their green or variegated foliage, attractive flowers and...
New Variegated Hedge Plant
If youre looking for a tough shrub to plant this fall that provides beauty, versatility, and low maintenance, consider the variegated beauty briar ( Eleutherococcus sieboldianus variegatus)....
In the Garden
A cold winter, a dry summer ... changing moods and attitudes can make a gardener rethink the plants in the landscape. But hurricane-driven winds and flooding force the issue, and it's up to us to make the best of things and begin anew.
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Favorite or New Plant
Prickly Pear Cactus Also known as devil's tongue, Opuntia humifusa , is a low-growing, spreading succulent cactus...
Clever Gardening Technique
Forcing Tulips They call it "forcing" in horticulture school, but the process to bring tulips and other flowers...
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