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Striking Purple-Leaved Pineapple Lily
Pineapple lily ( Eucomis comosa ) is a subtropical plant that produces sword-like leaves and pineapple-like flowers. Its hardy only in USDA zones 7 to 10 but can be grown as an annual in colder...
Identify Your Plants Via E-mail
It happens even to the most knowledgeable gardeners: You see a plant you like but you don't know the name of it, and your gardening friends don't know what it is either. Sometimes even a local...
New, Stronger String Trimmer
Cutting weeds and edging grass with a string trimmer is a thankless job, yet many homeowners like the manicured look that these machines afford. One of the most annoying aspects of using string...
Will Biofuels Help Reduce Global Warming?
Biofuels are all the rage. With soaring oil prices and a desire to reduce our dependence on foreign energy resources, there's a lot of interest in growing corn and other crops to be processed into...
In the Garden
Every year, sometime in March, I make a pilgrimage to a certain street in a nearby town to view a garden with towering trees amid a vast lawn carpeted with thousands of crocuses. There is no other word to describe it except "magical." Also embedded in...
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Shows & Events
Bulbs as Companion Plants The Fayette County Master Gardener Association and the Friends of the Arboretum will host Brent...
Bulbs Explore the world of flower bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, and fall at the International...
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