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Choose Among the Best Catmints
Catmints are widely adapted, dependable, easy-care perennials. There are more than 20 species commonly available, and some flower better and have a more attractive growth habit than others. To...
Import Seeds With Ease
Gardeners love to travel and invariably stumble across seeds of unique varieties when visiting other countries. Until recently youve needed a phytosanitary certificate to import seeds into the...
Evaluating Home Soil Test Kits
Testing the soil is important for determining soil fertility and health. Whether it be for a lawn, flower garden, or vegetable garden, knowing your pH, nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, and other...
Wash Tree Roots Before Planting
Fall is a great time of year for planting deciduous trees around the country. If youre planting large balled and burlapped trees, you know there is as much work involved moving the tree to the...
In the Garden
Your garden that's now an explosion of color will slip into sepia tones in another two months, a time for using a different lens to view your landscape. There's beauty in the dormant season -- the horizontal branching of a dogwood tree, red berries on...
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Drying and Preserving Plant Materials If you enjoy preserving seedpods, flowers, and foliage from the garden, now's the time to start...
Garlic, Onion, & Other Alliums Whether you're first and foremost a flower gardener or a vegetable gardener, this book will...
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- Order Garlic
- Remove Grass Clippings
- Take Advantage of Fall Sales
- Remove Diseased Rose Foliage
- Prepare Soil for Spring Rose Planting