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Sweet Roses Make For Sweet Dreams
Beautiful, fragrant roses make most people happy, and now research is suggesting that fragrant roses may also make our sleep happier by stimulating happy dreams. Researchers in Germany analyzed...
Grow Figs in a Pot
Fresh figs are a treat, especially if you eat them right off the tree. However, most varieties are only hardy to USDA zone 8 (although the roots of some varieties are hardy to USDA zone 6). In...
Birds Eat More Weed Seed in Organic Fields
It's thought that organic farms have lots of bird and wildlife activity because of the lack of harmful chemicals that are sprayed on the fields. Birds, in particular, are welcome because they are...
Vacation Plant Treatment to Resist Drought
Summer vacations are often a tough time on plants, and can be challenging for the gardener, too. You have to get a neighbor, friend, or relative to come in and water the plants or take a chance it...
In the Garden
The patches of Earth that I tend add up to less than 2 acres, but given the labor involved I sometimes wish it was all in containers! Especially in extreme seasons, whether wet or dry, potted plants of every category are the most reliable. They depend...
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Favorite or New Plant
Exotic Love When it comes to spectacular annual vines, the morning glory family has many standouts. None is...
Tool or Gardening Product
Earth-Tone Slug and Snail Control Made from iron phosphate, this bait will not harm pets or wildlife and can be used around all...
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