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New Burgundy Contorted Hazelnut
Contorted hazelnut ( Corylus avellana ), or Harry Lauders walking stick, is a deciduous shrub known for its interesting, crooked branches that are most evident once the leaves drop. A new variety...
Win A Tiller
Gardeners know the key to success in any garden is healthy soil, and that requires regular additions of organic matter. A tiller can be a valuable tool for incorporating organic matter and other...
A Fountain That Runs on Sunlight
Garden accessories are all the rage, and water features are one of the favorites of home gardeners. Fountains, babbling brooks, and waterfalls are beautiful additions to a garden, but they can be...
No More Front Lawns
In most American households, food gardens are relegated to the back yard. But front-yard vegetable gardens were the norm back in the early 20th century, when yards were used primarily to produce...
In the Garden
Bromeliads are a love it or not plant family. The anti-bromeliad types say they are expensive, aren't edible, and die after flowering. I say, "Humbug!"
Where else can you get a living vase of colorful leaves with stunning flowers...
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Earth Times One of the joys of the Internet is the ability to reach to other places that share at least some...
Favorite or New Plant
Canna australis Deep, wine red leaves caught my eye first, then I noticed the Canna australis was growing in a...
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