Northern & Central Midwest
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Award-Winning Squash and Viola
The All America Selections (AAS) committee has been awarding new, high-performing vegetables and annual flowers their prestigious award for more than 75 years. These varieties are trialed across...
Bag That Compost
Composting has many benefits, including enlivening soil, reducing food waste, and reducing the amount of organic matter going to the local landfills. However, many gardeners find composting a...
New Gold-Red Lenten Rose
Hellebores or lenten roses are one of the first perennials to flower in spring. These shade-lovers make an excellent groundcover under large deciduous trees and grow well in moist soil, too....
Food Pairings: Making a Good Match
When making a meal from scratch, its often frustrating to be missing a few ingredients. Another frustration is wondering what dish will compliment a favorite vegetable or other food. If youre...
In the Garden
At this time of year we're reminded everywhere that it's time to think about resolutions and ways we can make a fresh start in our lives. Naturally, my mind turns to the garden.
A woman I met socially last year came over to...
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Cornell Gardening Resources Visit Cornell Gardening Resources for a wealth of information, including recommended vegetable...
Favorite or New Plant
Grandma Was On to Something It appears Grandma really did have a health reason for sipping elderberry wine! A study reported...
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- Reduce Sidewalk Salt
- Recycle Your Christmas Tree
- Put Old Paint to Good Garden Use
- Spread Wood Ashes to Kill Slugs
- Take Advantage of a January Thaw