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Protecting Trees during Construction
Whether you're building on a new site or adding on to or renovating your existing home, you undoubtedly recognize the value of the existing trees on your property and want to keep them healthy and...
Helping Veterans with Green Spaces
Gardeners know the feeling of peace and well-being that working out in the garden brings. Now Keith Tidwell, a senior Extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell...
White to Rose Geranium
Who doesn't love geraniums! They are easy to grow and the epitome of cheerfulness. And while bright red blossoms are classic, there is lots more to explore in the geranium world. One of the...
Year of the Watermelon
For all of you for whom summer just wouldn't be summer without a sweet crisp watermelon to sink your teeth into, you'll be glad to learn that the National Garden Bureau has declared 2013 as the...
In the Garden
You don't have to retire your green thumb just because you have a limited area for gardening. Planting in containers allows you to have an abundance of flowers and many kinds of vegetables and herbs, wherever you want.
Growing in containers offers...
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Shows & Events
2013 Garden Tour and Gala at Idaho Botanic Garden On Saturday, June 22, Have dinner with Ciscoe Morris, author of national bestseller Ask Ciscoe...
Favorite or New Plant
Spotted Dead Nettle Spotted dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) produces a mat of variegated foliage to enhance the...
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- Prune Lilacs
- Feed Tomatoes
- Yank Out Weeds
- Apply Compost Around Perennials
- Install Drip Irrigation or Soaker Hoses