Coastal and Tropical South
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Fruiting Banana Tree for Containers
There is no fruit more representative of the tropics than the banana. However, other than frost-free areas in South Florida, Texas, and Southern California, you rarely see fruiting bananas in the...
Spectacular Evergreen Dogwood With Abundant Flowers
Chinese evergreen dogwoods ( Cornus angustata ) are a relatively new group of landscape trees that are primarily grown in the Southeast. Although they have been around for 20 years, they arent...
Electric Fly Swatter for Your Next Picnic
Summertime is mosquito and flying insect time in many areas of the country. The simplest method of killing an errant fly is with a fly swatter. However, trying to kill a flying insect with a fly...
Pea Seeds Grow Better With Vitamin C
If youve had trouble getting pea seeds to germinate and grow in your garden, try soaking the seeds in a solution of vitamin C or folic acid before planting. Researchers at the University of...
In the Garden
Most of our garden beds are not segregated by plant type. Instead, the search for both beauty and garden diversity most commonly brings together annuals, perennials, bulbs, and shrubs. A well-prepared garden bed can grow almost any kind of plant, but...
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Favorite or New Plant
Variegated Shell Ginger Grown throughout our region, variegated shell ginger is a beauty that's upright, bold, and...
Tool or Gardening Product
Radius Garden Trowel The Radius Garden NRG PRO Trowel is not exactly a shovel, though it certainly moves dirt. Radius...
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- Tending Berries
- Capture the Water