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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
I've fallen in love all over again -- with our gas grill. It's been so hot this summer that I turned to the neglected beast with the hopes of coming up with something better than grilled meat, and I did.
Pizza on the Grill
Did you know that if...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Plant Annual Flowering Vines Under Shrubs This year I planted cardinal flower seedlings underneath some mock orange and forsythia shrubs....
Shows & Events
Scarecrows in the Garden The Scarecrows in the Garden event at the Atlanta Botanical Garden has become an annual fall...
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- Know Your Hydrangea Before Pruning
- It's Planting Season
- Save Those Leaves
- Plant Berry-Bearing Shrubs
- Replant Containers