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Don't Forget Your Eye ProtectionDon't Forget Your Eye Protection
By rocklady, August 29, 2014

As you are working in the garden, don’t forget your eye protection.

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Concrete Hardscaping for the GardenConcrete Hardscaping for the Garden
By beckygardener, August 28, 2014

Concrete hardscaping is functional and long-lasting, and it can also be a beautiful addition to any garden.

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ATP Podcast #70: Short on Time GardeningATP Podcast #70: Short on Time Gardening
By dave, August 27, 2014

We're heading fast into fall, which is the best time to plant perennials, so today we'll talk about some timely tips on easy landscaping ideas for the fall, including adding perennials to your garden. Also, Trish will share some of her ideas on squeezing gardening into a busy lifestyle.

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Portable Potting BenchPortable Potting Bench
By HollyAnnS, August 26, 2014

Take your potting bench to the work site, wherever that is.

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Best Aphid ControlBest Aphid Control
By UtahMike, August 25, 2014

These are pictures I took this morning of the stages of the lady beetle life cycle.

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Recycled Plant LabelsRecycled Plant Labels
By paulgrow, August 24, 2014

Don't throw away those canning lids after you empty the jars.

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Vine Weevil, Part Two:  Saving the Plants -- Nil DesperandumVine Weevil, Part Two: Saving the Plants -- Nil Desperandum
By Cantillon, August 23, 2014

The weevil larvae may have destroyed your plants, but really you are looking at a handful of fresh new seedlings and not the detritus of a former favourite plant. Seize the opportunity to split and grow on. Enjoy the problem and take a positive attitude toward the challenge.

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The Potager GardenThe Potager Garden
By SongofJoy, August 22, 2014

The delightful potager garden has its origin in Europe, specifically in France. Over the centuries, many inventive European gardeners have left their stamp on this style of gardening.

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ATP Podcast #69: Overwintering Tropical ShrubsATP Podcast #69: Overwintering Tropical Shrubs
By dave, August 21, 2014

In this week's episode we will talk about our favorite non-hardy tropical shrubs, along with why we like them and why we think they are worth the trouble to over-winter. We'll then discuss the strategies we employ to keep these worthy plants alive during the winter!

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The Top BrugmansiasThe Top Brugmansias
By dave, August 20, 2014

Another top plants list! These are so much fun. Which are the most popular brugmansias in our database? Let's have a look!

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Plumeria - the Underrated SpeciesPlumeria - the Underrated Species
By Dutchlady1, August 19, 2014

It is almost irresistible to wallow in the beauty of the many cultivars of Plumeria rubra. The colors, sizes, and shapes of the blooms vary enormously and make it very tempting to try to collect them "all" (ask me how I know!) There are a number of Plumeria species that are underrated, however, and yet they have so much to offer.

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Easy Propagation of Your Hoya, Wax PlantEasy Propagation of Your Hoya, Wax Plant
By Toni, August 18, 2014

The wax plant is one of my favorite houseplants. I recently broke my leg, which forced me to focus on indoor gardening for a while. As I was sitting here mending, I noticed that my sweet 16-year-old Hoya carnosa is blooming. What joy that has given me. Oh, it has bloomed each year for many years now, but I guess I had semi-ignored it as my heart lies in the outdoor garden. Running out of things to do while sitting on the couch, I decided to do some research on my beautiful Hoya.

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The Top 25 PlumeriasThe Top 25 Plumerias
By dave, August 17, 2014

It's Tropical Trees and Shrubs week, so let's take a peek at plumerias and see which are the most popular at ATP!

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The Flamboyant 'Flamboyant'The Flamboyant 'Flamboyant'
By Dutchlady1, August 16, 2014

Delonix regia is a tree known as "Flamboyant" in certain parts of the Caribbean, and it is easy to see how it got this name.

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Apply Herbicide with Brush When Weeds Are Close to Good Plants.Apply Herbicide with Brush When Weeds Are Close to Good Plants.
By CarolineScott, August 15, 2014

We often have a situation in which difficult weeds are growing too close to our good plants, and herbicide spray might drift to the good plants. Herbicide application can be handled by brushing the herbicide solution onto the weeds.

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ATP Podcast #68: Why Don't We Do What We Don't Do?ATP Podcast #68: Why Don't We Do What We Don't Do?
By dave, August 14, 2014

Here's a fun topic. We often talk about what we do in the garden and why we do it, but today we're going to turn that around and look at a few common gardening things that a lot of people do, but that we don't do, and we'll talk about why we don't do them.

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A Flower Pot for All SeasonsA Flower Pot for All Seasons
By rocklady, August 13, 2014

It is a chore to keep plants in pots watered and looking nice during the hot summers as well as through the winter. I have found self-watering pots to be useful in helping me without a lot of work on my part. (I'm basically lazy.)

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Save and Re-Use Your Plastic Garden Supply Bags as Soaking ContainersSave and Re-Use Your Plastic Garden Supply Bags as Soaking Containers
By Polymerous, August 12, 2014

The original empty plastic bag containers for garden supplies such as fertilizer, dirt, compost, or mulch can be saved and re-used as plant soaking containers.

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Not Your Average Gardening ToolsNot Your Average Gardening Tools
By Xeramtheum, August 11, 2014

I have a tendency to look at pretty much every sort of tool as a possible garden tool. Over the years I've tried out just about everything, but I have whittled it down to about 9 tools I use consistently.

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Garden Art!  Like Your Garden, Uniquely Your OwnGarden Art! Like Your Garden, Uniquely Your Own
By grannysgarden, August 10, 2014

Some call it junk and some call it art. Whatever you call it, the art in your garden will be a reflection of your idea of creative repurposing.

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The August 2014 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2014 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, August 9, 2014

Once again it's time for another raffle! These are so fun!! As always, we've got great prizes from great companies, so come check out the details, dig into your acorn stash and buy your tickets!

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Announcing the Winners of the Caladiums Photo ContestAnnouncing the Winners of the Caladiums Photo Contest
By dave, August 8, 2014

This week the members have been busy voting for their favorite photos submitted in the Caladium Bulbs 4 Less Photo Contest. The winners have now been revealed! Come on in and see who won.

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ATP Podcast #67: In Praise of the Mighty ConeflowerATP Podcast #67: In Praise of the Mighty Coneflower
By dave, August 7, 2014

It's Daisies and Coneflowers week at All Things Plants so today we're going to talk about the noble Purple Coneflower, covering its history, its uses, how to grow it and a little bit about how it is used.

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The Top 25 ConeflowersThe Top 25 Coneflowers
By dave, August 4, 2014

We have almost a thousand images of coneflowers in our database, covering nearly 200 different kinds. But which are the most popular among ATP members? Let's find out!

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Echibeckia:  Intergeneric CrossEchibeckia: Intergeneric Cross
By springcolor, August 3, 2014

"Loves me, loves me not": When I was a teenager, this was a favorite game to tell me whether the current boyfriend loved me. You pulled the flower petals off the flower head and the last one told you the verdict. Daisy-like flowers have changed over the years. The latest plant trend is intergeneric crosses.

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