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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
I love the earthy smell released when plunging a trowel into garden soil. No longer blessed with childhood's nimble knees, I prefer that rich scent to be closer to my nose without a lot of bending and stooping. Raised beds are the answer!
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Shows & Events
Picking a Winning Rose Have you ever wondered what makes one rose a winner over another when they all look so gorgeous?...
Tool or Gardening Product
Diggit Garden Tool This hand tool has a long, narrow blade good for digging deep holes to plant bulbs or tackling...
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- Overseed Bermuda Grass
- Visit Nurseries for Colorful Fall Plants
- Continue Planting Cool-Season Veggies
- Force Paper Whites for Holiday Displays
- Add Colorful Perennials