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New, White Cherry Tomato
Cherry tomatoes are sweet and prolific and good for eating in salads or straight from the garden. They come in a range of colors including red, pink, orange, yellow, and now white. Italian...
Environmentally Friendly Road Salt Solution
Winter for much of the country means ice and snow. One of the ways to help cars and feet grip better is to spread road salt on walkways and streets. More than 15 million tons of deicing salts are...
Unique Hibiscus Collection
Tropical hibiscus are impressive plants with their evergreen foliage and trumpet-shaped, brightly colored flowers. A new line of tropical hibiscus will be available in spring that offers unique...
Garden Design Program for Vegetable Gardeners
Winter is the perfect time to pull out the seed catalogs and design your vegetable garden. While most of us use the old paper-and-pencil method, there are some online garden design programs that...
In the Garden
As more and more homeowners are planting smaller yards and landscapes, window boxes are gaining popularity. Once full of blooming annuals in spring and summer, the boxes can look drab in winter. But you don't have to let them languish just because cold...
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Favorite or New Plant
Creeping Oregon Grape One of my favorite shrubs that will provide year-round interest in a woodland garden setting is...
Clever Gardening Technique
Homemade Cut Flower Preservative Now is a good time to have a few bouquets of cut flowers indoors to brighten your home or that of...
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- Dream With Gardening Catalogs
- Move Live Christmas Tree Outdoors
- Armchair Shopping for Bare-Root Plants
- Provide Humidity for Houseplants
- Check Plants During Dry Weather