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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
Outside the greenhouse, families sipped hot chocolate, toasted marshmallows and sized up Christmas trees. Blue spruce, Douglas fir, or the white pine? A brief flurry of snow enhanced the magic.
Inside, we shopped among the customary red poinsettias,...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Bag Wayward Leaves - for Spring Fill large paper yard debris bags with all remaining leaves. Put those bags somewhere out of the...
Shows & Events
Farming for the Future Conference, Feb. 2-5, 2011 The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture's 20th Annual Conference-- Farming for...
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- Prepare Your Tree Peony for Winter
- Fence Trees and Shrubs from Deer
- Divide Emerging Spring Daffies
- Remove Leaves and Debris in and under Shrubs
- Mulch Roses and Tree Peonies as Winter Protection