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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
Isn't this just the best time of year? Against a backdrop of grays and browns, the crayon colors of crocuses and daffodils seem otherworldly. How can such color emerge from seemingly lifeless earth? What alchemy allows soil, water, and air to combine...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Protect Hands with Bicycle Gloves I don't like wearing garden gloves because I end up putting them on to do some things, taking...
Shows & Events
Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders Now showing at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville: Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders....
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