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Pink-Edged Sea Holly
Sea holly ( Eryngium spp.) is a sun-loving, easy-to-grow perennial thats hardy in USDA zones 5 to 8. It features 3-foot-tall flower stalks topped with spiny, silvery blue flower heads. The...
A Shovel With Attitude
The Kombi shovel is described as a shovel with attitude. One look at it makes you see why. It looks more like a medieval weapon than a garden tool. The Kombi has sharp, deeply serrated edges on...
New Multicolored Dahlia
Dahlias come in a wide variety of colors that gardeners combine to produce a multicolored effect. Now a new variety offers multiple colors on one plant. Changing Colors dahlia features flowers...
Best Grass for Low-Nitrogen Lawns
Lawns are ubiquitous in the United States, and most homeowners fertilize their lawns at least once a year, usually with a high-nitrogen product. This has raised environmental concerns because...
In the Garden
Now through mid-February is prime time for pruning fruit and nut trees. Beginners may prefer to do it once the first buds start growing so they can better see what they're doing. Basic guidelines for dormant pruning are to remove crowded or crossed...
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Shows & Events
Elegant Silvers: Foliage in the Garden On Thursday, February 14, at 2:30 p.m., in Friends' Hall at the Huntington Botanic Garden, garden...
Clever Gardening Technique
Use the Bottom of the Milk Jug After using the milk or water jug as a mini greenhouse, save the bottom you cut off to use as a...
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- Start Tomatoes and Peppers Indoors
- Prune Cane Berries
- Dig Wide Planting Holes for Trees
- Spray Dormant Oil
- Let Your Lawns Breathe