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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
It won't be long before a hard frost hits my garden and this year's deciduous vines lose their leaves and their fruits shrivel up. For now, though, it's time to enjoy their beauty. The vines' foliage and fruit make them a necessity in the landscape,...
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Favorite or New Plant
Fall Anemones It's easy to overlook the little mounds of green foliage of anemones in the spring, but you will...
Clever Gardening Technique
Compost Bin of Made of Straw If you're really serious about making more compost out of garden refuse, it's relatively easy to...
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- Keep on Mowing
- Pumpkin Care
- Cricket Patrol
- Prepare Poinsettia for Re-Flowering
- Protect Vegetables from Hard Freezes