Western Mountains and High Plains
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Gorgeous Gryphon Begonia
Plants that were once considered denizens of indoor windowsills are making a break and heading outside. A wide range of tender perennials are shedding their houseplant image and are being offered...
Healthful Maple Syrup
Maple syrup is good for you. This is the kind of nutritional news we need to hear more often! University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram, who specializes in studying medicinal...
Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum x superbum) have long been garden favorites, valued for their cheerful white flowers that bloom for a long period. Besides the classic, yellow-eyed daisy form, there...
New Garden Books from Taunton Press
Two new gardening books from The Taunton Press, the publishers of Fine Gardening magazine, provide plenty of inspiration and good advice for both beginning and seasoned flower and food...
In the Garden
Recently I was checking out a garden center and was tempted by one-gallon columbines in full bloom. There were various colors ranging from the traditional blue Colorado columbine to violet, white, yellow, and red.
Columbines belong the genus...
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Favorite or New Plant
Perennial Ice Plant One of the most useful plants for interesting foliage year round is ice plant, Delosperma 'John...
Clever Gardening Technique
Grow Blueberries If you must grow blueberries, plant them in large containers like a half-whiskey barrel. They...
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- Be on the Watch for Paper Wasps
- Construct Raised Beds
- Grow Beans
- Mow Frequently
- Check Stone Fruits