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3D Blooms for Cool Weather
Osteopermum ecklonis, also known as African daisy, is a tender perennial used as an annual that relishes the cool weather of fall and spring, when it blooms its best. This makes it perfect for...
Landscaping for Butterflies
We are often told that one of the best ways to encourage butterflies to visit our property is to landscape with native plants. While it's true that native plants can be great larval host plants...
Emerald Ash Borer Reaches New England
This destructive pest was found for the first time in Connecticut this summer, the first New England state to achieve this dubious distinction. Its presence was confirmed in Prospect, CT and a new...
Get the Facts on Climate Change
With this summer's extended drought and record-setting temperatures, global warming and its attendant climate change are on the minds of many. But it can be a confusing issue, with opinion and...
In the Garden
My garden would not be complete without an area to grow herbs. I also like to grow basil among my tomato plants. Then, when I'm ready to make a pesto, it's easy to harvest vine ripe tomatoes and a few sprigs of fresh basil.
With the cooler...
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Favorite or New Plant
Pansies Pansies (Viola x wittrockiana) are cheerful plants for cool weather of fall and spring. They...
Clever Gardening Technique
Nontoxic Powdery Mildew Control A nontoxic control for powdery mildew on vegetables and ornamentals is baking soda combined with...
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- Plant Tulip Bulbs
- Dig Overcrowded Tulips
- Plant Groundcovers
- Control Perennial Weeds
- Repair Tired Lawns