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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
Avoid the erratic drivers and hordes of shoppers. Instead, consider these easy-to-give gifts for gardeners and wanna-be gardeners.
Membership to a local botanical garden
Individual or family memberships are available, giving recipients unlimited...
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Pick Your Own Christmas Tree Pick Your Own Christmas Tree lists Christmas tree farms by state, some of which allow you to...
Favorite or New Plant
Dwarf Oregano In addition to being a wonderfully fragrant and edible herb for cooking, oregano is available in...
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- Cut Back on Food and Water for Houseplants
- Feed Winter Vegetables
- Don't Drown Holiday Plants
- Waste Not, Want Not
- Harvest Your Own Decor