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Poinsettias for Polar Bears
Want to decorate for the holidays and support endangered polar bears at the same time? Look for the 'Eckespoint® Polar Bear' poinsettia. This stunning new white poinsettia, bred by Ecke Ranch,...
Up with Foxgloves
Foxgloves are quintessential cottage garden plants, their tall spires of softly-hued flowers adding a vertical accent to the billowing silhouettes of so many other bloomers in early summer. But on...
Hooray for Holly
It is a Christmas tradition to "deck the halls with boughs of holly," although the custom of using holly as a decoration for winter time festivals and celebrations goes back to the Druids of...
Social Sagebrush and other Curiosities
Most of us don't think of our plants as having a social life. But some new research shows that, while your beans and begonias may not updating their Facebook pages, some plants are aware of who's...
In the Garden
Resplendent in fruits and leaves of the season, graced with velvet and ribbons, or simply highlighted with a solitary ornament, these glories are easy to make and wonderful to receive.
Like giving certain flowers to imply messages -- love with a...
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Favorite or New Plant
Festive Herbs Herbs can trim yule logs, flavor jelly, give fragrance to clusters of twigs or wreaths and...
Clever Gardening Technique
Pruning = Decorations The garden is a treasure trove of possibilities for holiday decorations. Pyracantha berries...
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- Harvest Leaf By Leaf
- Wait Till Asparagus Ferns Are Dead
- Prune After Leaves Drop
- Give Mums and Fuchsias a Trim
- Unperky Houseplants?