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Stunning Multicolored Clematis
Clematis are perennial climbing vines grown for their flowers that range in color from deep purples, blues, and pinks, to white. A new variety called 'Tie Dye' adds an interesting twist, with...
Updated Garden Primer
Back in the 1980s, Barbara Damrosch?s book, The Garden Primer , was considered one of the bibles of general gardening. It was chock full of information on growing everything imaginable --...
New Golden Grape Tomato
Grape tomatoes have become very popular in grocery stores and farmers? markets. They resemble cherry tomatoes but are more elongated, less watery, and thicker skinned. While most grape tomato...
Human Hair Disks for Containers
First, there were smart pots, now there are smart mats. SmartGrow mats are woven disks made from human hair that can enhance growth of plants. They?re completely biodegradable, and as they...
In the Garden
Lately I've been thinking about the importance of fragrant plants in the garden. Certainly colorful annuals brighten the world around us, and trees and shrubs provide shade us and contribute to the very air we breathe. But what is the purpose of...
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Shows & Events
San Francisco Flower and Garden Show Five acres of inspirational gardens designed by the Bay Area's top landscape designers, over 70...
Tool or Gardening Product
Garden Water Blanket This new product goes into the "Gee, I wonder why I didn't think of this?" category. The Garden...
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