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Grow Fruit Naturally
If you are home gardener growing or thinking about growing fruit, you might fantasize about having an expert like horticulturist and garden writer Lee Reich out in your garden with you, dispensing...
Annual salvias are real troupers in the garden. No prima donnas, they are tolerant of dry soil, and boom prolifically in full sun. One of the best is Salvia 'Summer Jewel Pink', a 2012 All-America...
The Value of Bees
All gardeners know that bees are valuable creatures without which many of the food plants we depend on would not bear fruit or seeds. But do you know just how valuable they are? According to a...
Plants and Noise Pollution
Well, corn may have ears, but we know it can't hear! So it seems on the surface that noise in the environment should have little effect on plants. But a recent study done around noisy gas wells in...
In the Garden
Who doesn't love butterflies in the garden? This seems to be a bumper year for red admirals in my garden, and I'm happy to have them even if their larvae do eat my licorice plants. I heard one Japanese gardener refer to butterflies as flying flowers,...
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The Butterfly Site The Butterfly Site is your one-stop website for all information pertaining to butterflies. It...
Favorite or New Plant
Sun Sugar Cherry Tomato I have grown this tomato for years. It hands-down the best, sweetest cherry tomato I have ever...
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- Walk Through the Garden Daily
- Prevent Mildew
- Pinch Mums
- Pinch Strawberry Blossoms
- Plant Summer Squash