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New Fragrant Alstroemeria
Alstroemeria or Peruvian lily is a common cut flower often used in floral bouquets. It is a versatile perennial thats hardy in USDA zones 5 to 8. The orchid-like flowers come in a variety of...
High Nitrogen Levels Reduce Health Benefits of Veggies
Many herbs and spices are known to contain potent antioxidant compounds. However, its not always clear how growing conditions affect the levels of antioxidants in plants. Researchers at...
Love at First Sight Rose Video
Roses are one of Americas best-loved flowers. Few home gardeners realize the time, energy, and money that go into breeding and growing a variety for market. A new variety takes years of trials...
Farmers for Hire: New Trend in Urban Gardening
In hard economic times everyone wants to cut costs. While growing your own food can save money and produce fresh, healthy vegetables in your own yard, it does take time and expertise. People in...
In the Garden
There's no doubt about it: living, flowering, and colorful houseplants are always welcome during the holiday season. Unlike artificial ones, living plants also improve the indoor environment and will keep on giving. You just have to give them some...
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Houseplant Survival A Complete Houseplant Survival Manual , by Barbara Pleasant (Workman Publishing Co., 2005,...
Favorite or New Plant
Florist Cyclamen Cyclamen blooms are delicate and resemble orchids. The flowers are produced on long stems, help...
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- Protect Newly Planted Fruit Trees
- Keep Christmas Trees Safe
- Unwrap Gift Plants
- Care for Cut Evergreens
- Decorate Outdoor Planters