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Organic Farming Can Feed the World
One widely held criticism about large-scale organic farming is that if all farmers grew crops organically they could not produce enough food to feed the world. Researchers at the University of...
Clematis are well loved for their early spring and summer flowers, however there are varieties that not only start the season, they also end the summer with another flush of blooms. One of the...
New Organic Fertilizer
Midsummer is a good time to give your vegetables and flowers a boost of fertilizer to get them through the rest of the growing season. Foliar fertilizers are good to use at this time of year...
The Best Lamb's Ears
Lambs ears ( Stachys ) are popular perennials known for their soft, silver leaves and flower spikes. There are two common groups of Stachys available. The ground cover lambs ears, such as...
In the Garden
As we were watching fireflies the other evening I couldn't help but wonder how much brighter they'd be, and how many more we'd see, if it weren't for the nearby streetlight. Fireflies are one of those gifts of nature, like the impossibly bright plumage...
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International Dark-Sky Association The mission of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is "to preserve and protect the...
Favorite or New Plant
Crocosmia Flamboyant color, graceful form, attractive foliage, striking flowers -- what's not to love...
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