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Japanese spirea ( Spiraea japonica ) is an attractive and widely used landscape shrub. But like some other garden staples such as barberry, burning bush and Norway maple, it can be invasive in...
Color in the Vegetable Garden
Planting flowers in among your vegetables certainly adds color to the food garden, but its not the only way to liven things up. Why not try planting some colorful vegetables to delight the eye as...
Most gardeners love zinnias, with their bright blossoms in all the colors of the rainbow, save blue. There are tall- and short-growing varieties, ones with single or double blossoms- some are even...
ÂPrairie DreamÂ Paper Birch
With its white, peeling bark and graceful form, the paper birch is one of the most striking additions to the garden. Unfortunately, in landscape settings it is often short-lived and prone to...
In the Garden
What is wet and sits outside in the garden?
I have never indulged myself with a good set of patio furniture, but I can tell you from visiting designer homes and the fancy-schmancey places where we shot television shows that a good...
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Shows & Events
DIRT! THE MOVIE Just one teaspoon of dirt contains an amazing billion organisms, all working in remarkable...
Tool or Gardening Product
Simply Mud Glove Simply Mud gloves feature a 100% nylon lining with a tough nitrile coating on the palm and...
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- Plant Summer Blooming Bulbs
- Plant Summer Annuals From Seed
- Plant Citrus Trees
- Fertilize Lawns
- Watch for Oak Caterpillars