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Agastaches: a Wonderful Plant for Every GardenAgastaches: a Wonderful Plant for Every Garden
By Marilyn, September 23, 2014

I love Agastaches and I have been growing them for years. I will show you why I wouldn't be without them in my yard, and why you should grow them in your garden.

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Agastache in the GardenAgastache in the Garden
By ge1836, September 21, 2014

This plant lends itself to many garden compositions.

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The All Things Plants Top 25 Salvias and AgastachesThe All Things Plants Top 25 Salvias and Agastaches
By dave, September 20, 2014

Let's open Salvias and Agastaches week with a look at the most popular plants in the database. 'Black and Blue', 'Golden Jubilee', and 'Hot Lips' top the list, of course.

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On-Line Applications That I Use for GardeningOn-Line Applications That I Use for Gardening
By frankrichards16, September 19, 2014

I am a somewhat pseudo-serious gardener. My major interests are dahlias, daylilies, dwarf conifers, shrubs, and peonies (actually, trees are OK too). However, I am also a computer geek, and because my head is usually in the clouds, I have some favorite on-line applications that I find useful for "whatever" gardening.

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How Hot IS That Pepper?How Hot IS That Pepper?
By cycadjungle, September 18, 2014

How do you know whether pepper is seriously hot or not if you don't know what it is just by looking at it? Here is a tutorial for people who have never seen these peppers and don't know their names. Also a little bit about how they vary in heat.

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Make a Boring Garage PrettierMake a Boring Garage Prettier
By kosk0025, September 17, 2014

Prominent, boring garages are a mainstay in newer American homes. This is how I made mine prettier.

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Lazy Gardener's LasagnaLazy Gardener's Lasagna
By kylaluaz, September 16, 2014

Lasagna garden bed creation is the way to go, I've decided. I've made many lasagna beds, and I find they are a quick and effective way of expanding garden space. It's also a great way to use what you have on hand and to make changes to an existing garden shape more easily than with other methods.

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A Better View of Pictures at All Thing PlantsA Better View of Pictures at All Thing Plants
By ZenMan, September 15, 2014

You already know that you can click on the pictures at All Things Plants to see a larger version of them. There is a simple trick to improve that experience.

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Recycled Fan "Cage" for Baby Staghorn FernRecycled Fan "Cage" for Baby Staghorn Fern
By klc, September 14, 2014

I reused an old broken fan to make a sturdy, stylish mounting for my new staghorn simply by removing the motor, separating the halves, and filling with sphagnum and potting soil mix.

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The September Spring Bulbs, Agastache and Salvias Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September Spring Bulbs, Agastache and Salvias Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, September 13, 2014

Time for another raffle and we've got another great lineup of prizes. This is our second to last raffle of the year, so jump on board and get your tickets! A huge new prize was added Saturday morning!

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Paver Method for Sinking Small Round Preformed Ponds in GroundPaver Method for Sinking Small Round Preformed Ponds in Ground
By Newyorkrita, September 12, 2014

Round preformed fiberglass ponds are made to be buried in the ground. Sinking looks natural, but makes them harder to clean. Adding landscape blocks around the edges makes cleaning easy.

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The Top Tulips at All Things PlantsThe Top Tulips at All Things Plants
By dave, September 11, 2014

Such a vast selection of these beautiful springtime flowers. Let's take a moment to check out the most popular among them!

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The All Things Plants Top 25 DaffodilsThe All Things Plants Top 25 Daffodils
By dave, September 10, 2014

Which daffodils should you grow? With more than 26,000 cultivars to choose from, it seems a daunting task. Let us help you by showcasing the most popular daffodils in the ATP database!

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Blue Butterflies for the Late Summer GardenBlue Butterflies for the Late Summer Garden
By poisondartfrog, September 9, 2014

True-blue flowers can be difficult to find, especially for the late summer garden, when golds and russets begin to dominate the landscape.

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Plant Species Crocus in the Lawn.Plant Species Crocus in the Lawn.
By Newyorkrita, September 8, 2014

Species crocuses usually have smaller flowers and smaller bulbs. One way to show them off in your garden is to plant them in lawn areas.

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Tulips Among the Siberian IrisesTulips Among the Siberian Irises
By Newyorkrita, September 7, 2014

Add tulips between your clumps of Siberian irises and add an early season of bloom.

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The Top Spring Bulbs at All Things PlantsThe Top Spring Bulbs at All Things Plants
By dave, September 6, 2014

There are over 30,000 spring-blooming bulbs in our database, but which are the most popular? Let's have a look!

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When Hot Peppers BurnWhen Hot Peppers Burn
By OldGardener, September 5, 2014

When I am handling hot peppers, I am not always as careful as I should be. After receiving a nasty burn while I was processing peppers that I thought were relatively benign, I went on a quest to find an effective treatment. This is the result.

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Bee and Butterfly PuddlesBee and Butterfly Puddles
By Catmint20906, September 4, 2014

Bees and butterflies need water, too, but most birdbaths are too deep for them. Here's an idea for a safe place in your garden for them to drink.

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Catfacing  in TomatoesCatfacing in Tomatoes
By Paul2032, September 3, 2014

Sometimes when we pick a tomato we find an ugly deformation. This is called a "catface" or "catfacing".

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Bi-Color PetuniasBi-Color Petunias
By Joannabanana, September 2, 2014

Have you noticed that some bi-colored petunias change with temperature, sunlight exposure, and age of blossom? Here's a look at Petunia Glow™ Blue Stardust.

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Got Water Bottles?Got Water Bottles?
By piksihk, September 1, 2014

I was searching for the wrap-around plastic plant labels for my plants and came up with this idea to reuse plastic water bottles.

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Using Your Digital Camera To Get a Good LookUsing Your Digital Camera To Get a Good Look
By ShadyGreenThumb, August 31, 2014

When I can't see what I need to see, I use my digital camera or the camera on my phone to get a better look.

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Great Way To Save Pollen and SeedsGreat Way To Save Pollen and Seeds
By Cat, August 30, 2014

It's great to find inexpensive and easy things to help around the garden!

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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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