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Tomatoes Found to Protect Against Sunburn
Many gardeners use sunscreen while outdoors to shield their skin from the suns harmful ultraviolet rays. According to new research, eating tomatoes may also have a sun-protecting effect....
Bushy Cordyline for Tropical Gardens
Tropical plants continue to be the rage, especially in container gardens. One of the most popular tropicals is best loved for its leaves, not flowers. Cordyline is an Australian native that...
Lantanas That Attract the Most Butterflies
Butterfly gardening is one of the most popular types of flower gardening, and one of the most popular nectar plants for adults is Lantana camara . But research has shown that butterflies can be...
New Stool Saves Your Back
Midsummer is weeding and harvesting time in the garden. Unfortunately, this work can be backbreaking. Now there is a new tool that allows you to sit down while working. The wearable garden...
In the Garden
If you haven't fertilized your garden yet this season, it's time. I used a new liquid fish product on my little garden. It was touted to be "non-stinky." Granted, it didn't smell as bad as the real deal, but it wasn't pleasant. Just after I had wrapped...
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Shows & Events
Caltrans Goes Green The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has completed testing an environmentally...
Tool or Gardening Product
Enki Watering Can I was sent the Enki Watering Can by a publicist for review on the silly television show that I...
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