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Healthy Lawns and Healthy Lakes
Runoff containing the nutrient phosphorus from fertilizer use is a big contributor to algal blooms and the resulting oxygen depletion in many lakes, rivers and streams. As a result, some states...
Bizarre, Incredible and Beautiful
From pollen to seeds to fruits, you'll see the intricacies of plant reproduction in a whole new way as you peruse the fantastic photographic images in The Bizarre and Incredible World of Plants...
The Best Veronicas
There is an incredible variety of speedwells ( Veronica ) for a gardener to choose from, with new offerings from breeders every year. How to choose from among all this horticultural largesse? The...
Invasion of the Emerald Ash Borer
The emerald ash borer is a beetle native to Asia that was accidentally introduced into the U.S. less than a decade ago. It is thought to have arrived in wooden packing materials brought in by ship...
In the Garden
The word "chores" bothers some people because it connotes onerous work. To others the word invokes a time in childhood. Once the chores were done, we were free to go out and play. Not much has changed.
Gardenia, chaste tree,...
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Native Plants of the South Sally Wasowski wrote Gardening with Native Plants of the South in 1994 with Andy Wasowski, her...
Favorite or New Plant
Indian Blanket Gaillardia puchella must get its common name from a textile lover. The plant spreads its...
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- Recycle clay pots
- Weed patrol
- In the tropics
- Vegetables for the Southern Coast
- Grow three plants from one