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Cool Peppers for Cool Climates
Peppers are heat lovers, no doubt about that. They relish a long season of warmth. But gardeners in areas with short growing seasons love peppers, which is why many are always on the lookout for...
Peak Phlox Performance
Garden phlox, when well grown, is one of the glories of the midsummer garden, its large heads of flowers adding color, fragrance, and stature to flower beds as the many early summer blooming...
It may still be cold in many parts of the country, but we've turned the corner toward springtime and the days are getting longer. It won't be too much longer before buds are bursting out all over....
Celebrating Urban Birds
Want to learn more about how you can help birds in urban environments, participate as a citizen scientist in the study of these feathered creatures, or simply celebrate their presence amidst all...
In the Garden
The holidays are over; the Rose Parade is just a memory; I've cleaned my gardening tools and carefully stored my plastic and terra cotta pots. I've done some winter pruning and enjoyed the flowers on my winter daphne. My seed catalogs are dog-eared...
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Flower Ideas Flower Possibilities is filled with ideas for decorating your home with fresh-cut flowers....
The Gardener Primer The Gardener Primer (Workman Publishing, 2008, $19) is a completely revised edition of Barbara...
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