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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
If you think there's nothing better than eating fresh-picked peas, now is the time to begin succession plantings for a nine-month harvest of those tasty little morsels. The general plan is to plant a new batch of peas every three weeks from now until...
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Shows & Events
Huntington Botanic Garden's Fall Plant Sale This year's fall plant sale extravaganza will be on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14 , from...
Clever Gardening Technique
Garbage Can Tops Tops of garbage cans, especially plastic ones with no handles, make easy-to-scoot-around...
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- Plant Now for Overwintering Harvests
- Sow Edible Cover Crops
- Fertilize Citrus
- Plant New Flowers For Overwintering Color
- Prune Roses One Last Time