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Colorful Japanese Forest Grass
Japanese forest grass ( Hakonechloa macra ) is an attractive, clumping ornamental grass that looks stunning planted as a ground cover along a walkway or on a bank. The leaves are usually a bright...
New Continuous Input Composter
With the bevy of fallen leaves, grass clippings, and old flower and vegetable plants, fall is a great time to compost yard waste. While there are many home compost units on the market, here is a...
Award-Winning Japanese Hornbeam
Since 1978 the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has recognized outstanding trees, shrubs, and woody vines with a special gold medal award. The plants are evaluated for performance, pest and...
Sky Farming of the Future
Small-space gardeners with only a deck and patio have been told for years to utilize the vertical space above beds and planters for growing more plants. Now Dickson Despommier, professor of...
In the Garden
Some of us have had a frost, some of us haven't yet. But the end of the gardening season is near, and it always energizes me to clean up the garden. I still have plenty of healthy greens growing, so I won't be able to do the entire garden at once. I...
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Wonderland Express Kick off the holiday season by taking a magical trip to a winter wonderland of twinkling lights...
Growing Organic Vegetables and Herbs Burpee's The Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener; A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically , by...
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