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Wild Ginger on Steroids
Wild ginger ( Asarum ) is a favorite ground cover and woodland plant for shade gardens, especially those located under high deciduous tree canopies. Now from China comes a new cousin of wild...
Reduce Your Risk From Pesticides in Produce
Many people worry about the amount of pesticides they're exposed to through a diet of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables. Even gardeners who grow their own produce depend on food from the...
Eat Your Weeds
Lamb's-quarter is a well-known weed in many vegetable and flower gardens across the country. While many gardeners spend hours pulling and hoeing this weed, maybe they should start eating it...
Easier Way to Plant Bulbs
Its bulb-planting time, and if youre planning on popping in some daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and other spring beauties, a bulb-planting tool can lesson the strain on your back and legs....
In the Garden
It's planting time for the next season of good eating and beautiful flowers. The cooler temperatures make this a welcome time to be outside working in the garden.
The shorter days require us to sow or transplant two or three times the...
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Shows & Events
Plant Sales Celebrate National Herb Month at the Huntington Botanic Gardens. On October 9th at 2:30 p.m. in...
Clever Gardening Technique
Mini-Greenhouses Cut off the bottoms of clear plastic gallon jugs and use the tops as mini-greenhouses. They...
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- Troubleshooting Poor Germination
- Make Multiple Bulb Plantings
- Forcing Bulbs Indoors
- Transplant While Soil is Warm
- Switch Fertilizers