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Houseplant With Pizzazz
Many indoor houseplants lack the colorful foliage and flowers of the plants in our gardens. They may tolerate the lower light and humidity in the home but often they arent especially attractive....
Cozy Wrap for Compost
Composting is a great way to dispose of yard and kitchen waste without adding more volume to our landfills. In general, the warmer the pile, the faster the composting, so in many regions the cold...
Bulb Flowers For All Occasions
Bulb flowers, both cut and potted, are popular gifts for many occasions, including first dates and dinner parties. However, many people, especially men, dont know what flowers to bring to these...
The Toughest Street Trees
Urban environments are tough on street trees. Between air pollution, lack of high-quality soil, vandalism, and pests and diseases, street trees have a tough time surviving. One of the leading...
In the Garden
Often head-turning plant combinations are serendipitous. Like when nursery pots of 'Lady in Blue' aster blooming amid Physocarpus 'Summer Wine' and Caryopteris 'Worcester Gold' stopped me in my tracks. Wow! Red wine-hued ninebark framed the aster's...
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Tool or Gardening Product
JellyBean Gardening Gloves My hands are sturdy, my fingers large for my size. So I always appreciate durable, waterproof,...
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