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Sourcing Organic Seeds
For those avid about using organic methods to grow their vegetables, herbs, and flowers, using organically grown seed is a must. However, not all seed companies offer organic seeds so it can take...
Plant Sales Support Medical Research
Perilla is a colorful annual flower that resembles coleus but is more sun and heat tolerant. A newly introduced perilla not only has improved leaf color and texture, it also has a special story...
Amended Compost Holds More Nutrients
Adding compost to your garden soils is a great way to improve water retention and drainage and add nutrients. Making your own compost is the best way to produce large quantities at home, however,...
New Orange Eggplant
Eggplant is a favorite vegetable for grilling, roasting, and using in soups and other dishes. Most commonly available with purple skins, in the last 20 years eggplants have been introduced with...
In the Garden
My December decisions include: What New Year's resolutions should I make for myself and the landscape? Well, I'm resolved to have a more comfortable garden in 2007, and here's how.
In the past five years, I have tried numerous kinds...
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Favorite or New Plant
Aloe Vera Called "burn plant" because of its soothing properties, aloe vera belongs in every home. And once...
Clever Gardening Technique
Espaliered Fruit Short on space, but hungry for homegrown fruit? A brick wall, chain-link fence, or simple...
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