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Flower Tower in Paris
Integrating plants into building designs for aesthetic and environmental purposes has become very popular. For example, green roofs have become more common in Europe and North America as a way to...
New Red Climbing Rose for Cold Climates
Many gardeners have fond memories of arbors loaded with red Blaze climbing roses, but for gardeners in colder climates the only way to grow vigorous climbers such as Blaze is to pull the canes...
Heres a last-minute holiday gift idea for a gardener in the family. Gardeners are always concerned about the temperature in the garden, especially when frost is threatening or winter night...
Curry May Help Stem Cognitive Decline
Yellow curry has been known to bring a little sweat to the brow and fire to the belly. Now it appears that it may help your brain function as you age, too. Researchers at the National University...
In the Garden
The village where I live is in the process of finally banning burning and has purchased a leaf vacuum truck. All the homeowners can rake their leaves to the curb where the truck will vacuum them up and then take them to a local composting site. It sure...
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Shows & Events
Wonderland Express Wonderland Express pulls into the Chicago Botanic Garden on Saturday, December 2, bringing...
Favorite or New Plant
Variegated Calamondin Orange This lovely houseplant is currently providing me with sour but incredible-tasting oranges that we...
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- Use Salt-Free Deicers
- Keep Christmas Tree Watered
- Take Special Care of Living Christmas Tree
- Enjoy Paper Whites
- Plan for New Houseplants