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Weeping Blue Ginger
Are you looking for a plant to brighten your patio this fall and indoors this winter? Why not try this weeping, blue-flowered ginger? Dichorisandra pendula is native to Brazil and thrives in...
New Veggie Soup Cookbook
Fall has arrived and that means its time to warm up the body with tasty and nutritious soups. If youre tired of the same few recipes you keep using over and over, try out this new cookbook. From...
Bulbs that Resist Vole Damage
October is the time to plant spring-flowering bulbs in your garden across much of the country. If you've ever planted tulips, hyacinths, and crocus, only to be frustrated when few flowers emerge...
Students are Happier in Classrooms with Plants
Its widely known that the presence of houseplants in rooms improves air quality, reduces eye irritation and stress, motivates employees, and even improves concentration. In one study, employees...
In the Garden
Mary dug deep, about 2 feet, to unearth the seven-pound pokeweed root. We'd been breaking the top off for years while weeding, so it was a hefty 4 or 5 inches around. Mary is tenacious. She grabbed the shovel and chipped away at the soil until, like a...
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Deer Solution Deer Solution is a 100% natural, food grade, cinnamon-scented deer repellent spray by Natural...
Shows & Events
Pennsylvania Community Forest Conference, Oct. 22, 23 The Pennsylvania Community Forest Conference, takes place on Oct. 22 and 23, 2009, at the Morris...
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- Build a Cold Frame
- Dispose of Used Flame Weeder Canisters Properly
- Don't Fret As Conifers Shed
- Notice and Record WOW Color and Plant Combos
- Leave Root Veggies Underground