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Boost your Nutrition
Eat a rainbow! That's the advice that nutritionists give us for choosing the most healthful produce. Richly colored fruits and vegetables -- bright reds, vibrant oranges, deep greens -- are not...
Can You FreezePruf Your Plants?
It sounds like a gardener's dream -- a spray that will safely make plants hardier. And that is exactly what researchers at the University of Alabama and Miami University in Ohio have developed....
Take a Sunset Cruz
If you are looking for a ″knock-your-socks-off″ plant for a container or hanging basket this summer, look no further than the arching form and dangling, fiery orange bells of Begonia...
The Value of Urban Trees
What is a tree on a city street worth? More than you might expect when you take into account all the benefits that trees provide in the urban landscape. This is what Alejandro Chiriboga, an Ohio...
In the Garden
I am not a big fan of New Year's resolutions, although most of us have used the transition to a new year as a starting point for making a change. Yet any point in the year is a good time to resolve to do things better, and this is certainly true when it...
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Air Layering A Plant Air layering is a very effective way to propagate a plant, offering even novice gardeners a high...
Clever Gardening Technique
Make An Overgrown Houseplant Smaller Air layering is a technique for causing root to grow on a section of a plant's stem or branches....
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- Prune Deciduous Shrubs, Vines, and Trees
- Plant Onion Transplants
- Prepare Garden Soil for Spring Planting
- Start Tomato and Pepper Transplants
- Mulch the Soil Surface in Landscape Beds