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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
If leafhoppers, leafminers, and mites have been enjoying your garden, you will already have seen the damage and so can plan for next year's hot weather that they love so much. Loopers and worms may plague the crops you'll be planting shortly for a...
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Shows & Events
Easy Native Plant Gardening Plan to attend Easy Native Plant Gardening , which takes place on Thursday, October 29, 2009,...
Favorite or New Plant
Grow Garlic! Garlic planted now will develop a strong root system over the winter, and leaf production can...
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- Plant Cole Crops A Bit Deeply
- Dry Your Own Flowers
- Subtropical Fruit Overwinter Feeding
- Repotted Herbs
- Lawn Reseeding