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Stunning Multicolored Clematis
Clematis are perennial climbing vines grown for their flowers that range in color from deep purples, blues, and pinks, to white. A new variety called 'Tie Dye' adds an interesting twist, with...
Updated Garden Primer
Back in the 1980s, Barbara Damroschs book, The Garden Primer , was considered one of the bibles of general gardening. It was chock full of information on growing everything imaginable --...
New Golden Grape Tomato
Grape tomatoes have become very popular in grocery stores and farmers markets. They resemble cherry tomatoes but are more elongated, less watery, and thicker skinned. While most grape tomato...
Human Hair Disks for Containers
First, there were smart pots, now there are smart mats. SmartGrow mats are woven disks made from human hair that can enhance growth of plants. Theyre completely biodegradable, and as they...
In the Garden
Those slender spears are succulent and delicately tasty, certainly welcome after a winter of broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and lettuce. But some problems may arise, and here are some things to consider for more successful crops over the coming years,...
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Shows & Events
12th Annual Herb Festival On Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Quail Botanic Gardens in...
Favorite or New Plant
Use Beautiful, Drought-Tolerant Plants Consider landscaping with plants that thrive under conditions of drought and neglect. Some...
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- Plant Veggies Indoors and Out
- Starting Herbs
- Don't Soak Seeds Prior to Sowing
- Planting the First Summer Bulbs
- Prune and De-Bug Roses