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Exercise in a Garden Gym
Gardeners naturally spend lots of time outdoors. But just because theyre outdoors doesnt necessarily mean theyre getting the right kind of exercise. A group in England is trying to change that....
A Simpler Way to Make New Plants
Air layering is a gardening propagation technique where new roots are encouraged to grow on a stem or branch of an herbaceous or woody plant in order to create a new plant. Its a convenient way...
Barriers for Root Weevils
Root weevils are destructive pests of many plants including strawberries, raspberries, rhododendrons, euonymus, and azaleas. The young larvae feed on the roots, while the black, snouted, weevil...
New Purple Poppies
Oriental poppies are one of the darlings of the perennial garden. Their large, showy flowers herald the beginning of the summer flower season. An outstanding new variety is causing a stir in...
In the Garden
We all make gardening goofs. We start with something in mind yet somehow things don't work out the way we planned. For example, everybody wants a nice lawn, and a shade tree to sit under. Unfortunately the two are incompatible, since healthy turf needs...
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New Orleans Botanical Garden When hurricane season arrives, we check our supplies, make a plan for evacuation, and figure we...
Tool or Gardening Product
Green Light Tomato and Vegetable Spray No matter how good you are at gardening, pests can make life miserable. The question is, how to...
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