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ARS Member's Choice Rose
Since 2003 The American Rose Society (ARS) has awarded a Member?s Choice Award each year to the rose that receives the highest kudos from ARS members. The award covers roses introduced to the...
Grow Bigger Potatoes
If you?re hoping to grow the biggest potatoes possible this summer, try adding more calcium to the soil. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison grew ?Russet Burbank? potatoes in...
Planting your garden from seed just got a little simpler. SeedBallz is a new product that features seeds encased in a marble-sized clay and sand ball. To plant, just spread the balls on top of the...
Rebecca's Garden Helps Seniors
Gardening continues to be one of the most important pastimes for older adults, but even healthy seniors can lose interest in this hobby because of brief illness, injury, or lack of companionship....
In the Garden
Here in the south we really appreciate a little shade in the landscape, especially when summer rolls around. But we also appreciate a nice lawn. Turf and trees tolerate each other at best. Warm-season turf species need at least some sunlight for best...
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Favorite or New Plant
Narrow-Leaf Zinnia Zinnia angustifolia is finally receiving the attention it deserves as a super bedding plant for...
Clever Gardening Technique
Regain Ground Lost to Weeds When weeds get a head start you can still get back in control of your garden beds. First, wet the...
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- Give 'em a Pinch
- Add Color to Shade
- Plant Heat-Tolerant Flowers
- Rejuvenate Roses
- Thin Fruit Crops