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New Web Site for Sharing Produce
Many gardeners are growing vegetables and fruits this year and often they end up planting too much of any one item. So what happens to the produce if you have extra zucchini, a bumper crop of...
For those that love to grow edibles but also have a formal look to your garden, here's a new basil that with fulfill your culinary and classical design needs. 'Boxwood Basil' looks like a...
A New Teeny Coreopsis
Coreopsis or tickseed plants are easy-to-grow perennials that produce abundant blooms over a long season. Varieties are available in a range of flower colors, including yellow, pink, white, and...
Premium Knee Pads
It's prime gardening season and for many gardeners, the physical labor takes a toll on their bodies. Luckily there are new products on the market that can help prevent the aches and pains that...
In the Garden
That 3-day, 100-plus-degree heat spell we had really got everything growing. Luckily, I'd just watered the garden for the first time since the February rains, so the plants could sustain the heat-shock. But the resulting vigor is marvelous. I even...
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Shows & Events
Herb Weekend Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, 2009, from 10am-4pm, the Fullerton Arboretum will have a large...
Clever Gardening Technique
Plastic Baskets Use plastic baskets from cherry tomatoes or strawberries to protect newly-sprouted...
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- No Eating From Just-Planted Asparagus, Artichokes, Rhubarb
- Discard -- Don%t Compost -- Diseased Leaves
- Shade Bloomers
- Drought-Tolerant Bloomers
- Get Weeds Early