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New Thornless Roses
Everyone loves roses, but no one loves the thorns. Thornless rose varieties have been available since the 1960s but now there are new, improved varieties to choose from. Smooth Touch roses feature...
NGA Wins Book Award
National Gardening Association has been publishing kids gardening curriculum and activity books for more than 25 years. These books are very popular with teachers and parents and one of our most...
Broccoli Sprouts May Inhibit Ulcers
Its been widely reported that broccoli is loaded with the chemical sulfuraphane, a known antioxidant. Its also been found this chemical has antibiotic properties. Researchers at John Hopkins...
Unusual Edible Ornamental
Edible gardening is all the rage across the country. People are looking to grow some of their own food, but not wanting to sacrifice beauty. Heres an unusual, international edible plant thats...
In the Garden
I kept a column on my bulletin board for several years that celebrated the joys of weeding. At least that's what the writer found in this mindless task. Though I do find a rather meditative zone in repetitive motion, my muttered mantra goes like this,...
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Growing Chinese Vegetables Too many people think that broccoli is a Chinese vegetable, since it's included in too many...
Favorite or New Plant
'Teacup' Colocasia One of our favorite plant families for its assortment of elephant ears, most gardeners in our...
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