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An Apple a Day Helps Memory
The old adage "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" can now be amended to include keeping your memory sharp as you age. Research at the University of Massachusetts Lowell suggests that drinking 2...
New Colorful, Heat-Tolerant Plants
The heat is on this summer, and many gardeners are wondering which flower varieties will perform the best during these hot, sultry days. To help gardeners decide, researchers at the University of...
A More Efficient Way To Water
Many gardeners keep their lawns looking green and lush by putting their sprinkler irrigation systems on a timer to automatically provide adequate water for their grass. While automatic systems are...
Unique Hanging Planters
Its not too late to plant container gardens, especially if youre growing in hanging containers such as the handy Plug & Grow bags. Designed to hang from a ceiling, deck, or porch, each...
In the Garden
Can you imagine the concept of gardening without flowerpots? How would we grow our veggie seedlings? Carry the newest coreopsis and petunias to our cars? Hold plant tags till we make attractive labels? Plastic, clay, decorative, peat, fiberglass,...
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Ashwood Nurseries Though Ashwood Nurseries, UK, is a commercial Web site, it has basic, helpful, and easily...
Shows & Events
Jenkins Arboretum's 30th Anniversary In celebration of its 30th year, the Jenkins Arboretum on Berwyn Baptist Road in Radnor, PA, has...
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- Carefully Remove Rhodie Seed Heads
- Deadhead To Stimulate New Flowers
- Shear to Tidy Up and Encourage More Blooms
- Cut Off Spent Flower Stalks
- Remove Dead Leaves