Northern & Central Midwest
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Hosta of the Year
Hostas are the backbone of the shade garden. Easy to grow and generally trouble-free, they are available in a myriad of sizes and leaf shapes, colors and variegation patterns. In fact, the biggest...
Old Time Tomatoes
Gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for a variety of reasons- for their delicious flavor, unique appearance, to maintain strains of genetic diversity. But even if these other reasons didnt apply,...
Welcome to Munchkin Land
Oak-leaf hydrangeas ( Hydrangea quercifolia ) are wonderful landscape plants. Their large, lobed leaves add textural interest to the garden in summer and change to gorgeous shades of burgundy and...
Lawn Care Made Easier
If youve ever struggled to move downspout extensions and splash blocks before you mow- and then had put them back once you were done- youll probably appreciate a new product from Landscape...
In the Garden
I finally bought rain barrels for my yard this year. I fussed around between buying kits and barrels, but eventually decided to buy some that are complete. They cost more, but it saves me the time since I won't have to gather parts and figure out how to...
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Northwest Yard and Garden Northwest Yard and Garden Although this is not a Midwestern site, the information is...
The Not-So-Big Landscape Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape of Home by Julie Moir Messervy and Sarah...
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- Clean Up Your Lawn
- Celebrate Earth Day
- Plant Collards
- Don't Plant Too Early
- Care for Your Easter Lily