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New Thornless Roses
Everyone loves roses, but no one loves the thorns. Thornless rose varieties have been available since the 1960s but now there are new, improved varieties to choose from. Smooth Touch roses feature...
NGA Wins Book Award
National Gardening Association has been publishing kids gardening curriculum and activity books for more than 25 years. These books are very popular with teachers and parents and one of our most...
Broccoli Sprouts May Inhibit Ulcers
It?s been widely reported that broccoli is loaded with the chemical sulfuraphane, a known antioxidant. It?s also been found this chemical has antibiotic properties. Researchers at John Hopkins...
Unusual Edible Ornamental
Edible gardening is all the rage across the country. People are looking to grow some of their own food, but not wanting to sacrifice beauty. Here?s an unusual, international edible plant that?s...
In the Garden
I'm so frustrated, aren't you? I want warm weather desperately, but deep inside I know that it will come. I know that before Mother's Day, flowers will be bursting forth and spring will be here in all its glory.
It's just hard as a gardener to face...
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Arbor Day Foundation The national Arbor Day Foundation Web site has more information than anyone can possibly...
Favorite or New Plant
Silver Whispers Stone Pine Silver Whispers Swiss stone pine ( Pinus cembra 'Silver Whispers') is perfect for smaller...
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- Celebrate Arbor Day
- Don't Roll Lawn
- Check Plant Roots
- Don't Work Wet Soil
- Plant Strawberries