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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
When summer arrives, a curious transition takes place in many gardens. What was once the perfect flower or vegetable bed in spring slowly, or rather not so slowly, becomes a weed patch. In spring everyone's a gardener. Then summer arrives in the south...
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Grow Green Guide to Weeds The online publication, Earth-Wise Guide to Weeds, is a great resource for identifying and...
Weedless Gardening Weedless Gardening , by Lee Reich (Workman, 2001; $9), is a great book with a simple approach to...
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