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Punch up your Garden with Blackberry Punch
Looking to add some drama to your container plantings and hanging baskets this summer? Add excitement with the smoldering colors of Superbells® Blackberry Punch calibrachoa from Proven...
Find Out Where to Pick-Your-Own
Even if you don't have the space or time to grow all your fruits and vegetables yourself, you can still have the satisfaction of harvesting fresh, local produce yourself at a pick-your-own...
Be Water-wise with a Rain Barrel
Environmentally conscious gardeners -- not to mention thrifty ones -- look for ways to keep from wasting water while minimizing run-off and the pollution and erosion problems it can create. Using...
Top Gardening Books
Every year the American Horticultural Society, whose mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture, presents its annual...
In the Garden
The first time I became aware that purslane had some culinary/nutritional value was from some Hispanic Master Gardeners on a tour of my garden. I'd just pulled up a pileful of purslane from the bare pathways and other low-maintenance areas where they...
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Pest Notes The University of California Pest Notes series provides detailed information on many garden...
Clever Gardening Technique
Moist Relief Pin a facecloth or hand towel to your waistband to wipe the sweat off your forehead and out of...
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- Don't Refrigerate Tomatoes
- Stop Watering Garlic and Bulb Onions
- Leave Corn Suckers
- Feed Fruit Trees
- Pinch Faded Blooms