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New, Colorful Yellow Rocket
Yellow rocket (Ligularia) is a late-blooming perennial for woodland gardens or shady areas. Its commonly relegated to the back of the border because of its uninteresting leaves. However, a new...
Are Organic Blueberries Healthier?
Many people believe organically raised produce is safer than conventionally raised crops because of the lack of chemical spray residues on the fruit. However, what about differences in the...
Tracking Lost Ladybugs
The old nursery rhyme goes, "Ladybug, ladybug fly away home " It seems the insects have taken this song a little too literally. Over the last 20 years, several of our native ladybug species have...
Protect Plants from Frost
Frost is threatening in many areas, if it hasnt already hit. However, many plants are still looking good in the garden, and perhaps youre not ready to give them up just yet. If you have a prized...
In the Garden
I like chairs in the garden. Others prefer to turn a corner and discover a colorful canna. Some plant a flag or build an arbor to draw the visitor to a particular space. All those are nice places to land, but my favorite garden destination remains a...
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Plant-Driven Design At last, a refined way of looking at what I call my plant collections! Authors Scott Ogden and...
Favorite or New Plant
Garden Mums Good ol' garden mums are smaller than their florist pot cousins and simpler than the long-stemmed...
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- Fertilizing in the Tropics
- Promoting Holiday Flowers
- Make Room for Persimmons
- Plant Root Crops
- Be Alert for Wasps