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New Curly-Leaved Begonia
Rex begonias are known for their large, highly textured, colorful leaves. This tropical, moisture-loving plant makes an excellent houseplant; outdoors, its commonly grown as an annual in all but...
New Targeted Herbicide Applicator
Removing weeds is not a fun chore. While there are many options for managing weeds in the lawn and landscape, some gardeners turn to an herbicide as a last resort for hard-to-kill weeds....
Royal Vegetable Garden
Not to be outdone by first lady Michelle Obamas new vegetable garden at the White House, Queen Elizabeth II of England has, for the first time since World War II, had gardeners install a...
Salt-Stressed Broccoli More Nutritious?
Broccoli is a nutritious, cool-season crop and a popular ingredient in many recipes. Its loaded with vitamins and antioxidants (cancer-fighting compounds). Now researchers in Spain have found...
In the Garden
Yikes! It's bug season around these parts, and the first step in control is to know your enemies. Just yesterday I saw ladybugs on a tomato plant recently defoliated by hornworms. Unfortunately they're too small to eat the hornworms that stripped the...
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Favorite or New Plant
Acalypha 'Bourbon Street' Acalypha 'Bourbon Street', a relative of the much-loved copper plant, is a super annual for...
PlantCare.com When you want to know more about a plant, where do you look? Check out PlantCare.com for an...
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