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Tomatoes Found to Protect Against Sunburn
Many gardeners use sunscreen while outdoors to shield their skin from the sun?s harmful ultraviolet rays. According to new research, eating tomatoes may also have a sun-protecting effect....
Bushy Cordyline for Tropical Gardens
Tropical plants continue to be the rage, especially in container gardens. One of the most popular tropicals is best loved for its leaves, not flowers. Cordyline is an Australian native that...
Lantanas That Attract the Most Butterflies
Butterfly gardening is one of the most popular types of flower gardening, and one of the most popular nectar plants for adults is Lantana camara . But research has shown that butterflies can be...
New Stool Saves Your Back
Midsummer is weeding and harvesting time in the garden. Unfortunately, this work can be backbreaking. Now there is a new tool that allows you to sit down while working. The wearable garden...
In the Garden
The old-fashioned peony in my grandmother's garden had huge pink flowers and was the focal point in the flower bed. As a young child I would always marvel at the beauty of the huge blooms every June. Busy ants would scurry all over the emerging buds....
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A Home Irrigation System Conserving water in the garden is easier and much more efficient if you have a home irrigation...
Favorite or New Plant
Sweet William I've always been hooked by the clove-scented flowers of sweet william ( Dianthus barbatus )....
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