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Top Scoring Veggies
All veggies make healthful additions to our diets, providing vitamins, minerals, and fiber, as well as delicious taste. But some are nutritional superstars that deliver particularly high amounts...
Jasper Cherry Tomato is a Winner
When the weather conditions are right, late blight can decimate tomato plantings in many parts of the country. The high resistance to this disease displayed by 'Jasper' F1 cherry tomato is just...
No No to Nano?
Perhaps you've heard of concerns about the potential human health impacts associated with nanoparticles. These tiny manufactured particles, found now in everything from cosmetics and sunscreen to...
2012 American Garden Award Winners
The votes are in and the people have spoken! This year's winners of the American Garden Award have been announced by All-America Selections, the fourth year the award has been given. Six new...
In the Garden
Most of nature may be taking a rest, but there still are many plants in the garden that, even when not in active growth, imbue the landscape with visual interest, texture, and color. As the holiday season approaches, you can borrow some of that garden...
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New Rocky Mountain Gardener's Resource Whether for a seasoned gardener or beginner, my new book, Rocky Mountain Gardener's Resource by...
Clever Gardening Technique
Water in Late Fall and Winter Trees, shrubs, vines, roses, and many perennials -- especially those that are newly planted --...
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- Protect Plants from Breakage from Ice and Snow
- Protect Plants with Mulch
- Prolong the Bloom of Holiday Plants
- Switch Birdfeeders for Winter Feeding
- Spruce Up Outdoor Planters