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Unusual, Fragrant Trillium More Widely Available
Trilliums are beautiful native wildflowers that adorn deciduous forest floors in spring. While most people are familiar with the traditional white-flowering trillium ( Trillium grandiflorum ),...
New, Long-Lived, Decomposable Containers
Landscapers and gardeners use tons of plastic pots each year. Although long lasting and good for growing plants, they take a lot of fossil fuels to make and eventually end up in the landfill. Now...
Environmentally Friendly Engine Oil
There is a plethora of new "green" technologies available to help homeowners live a more environmentally friendly existence. One of the biggest polluters in the yard is the gas-powered mower. If...
Vegetable Gardening on the Rise
Gardening trends are often affected by the economy, and an increase in vegetable and edible gardening historically coincides with a downturn in the economy and increasing prices. Two survey...
In the Garden
Orange can be prominent in our gardens as well as in our lunch boxes and fruit baskets. The color orange creates instant warm spots, whether it is a pot of surfinia in the courtyard, crossandra by the door, or a stand of African marigolds in the herb...
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Floridata.com Floridata.com may be devotedly state-centric, but the plants described and much more are...
Kitchen Gardens For Us At last, a handy reference for the potager gardens in our region. Most of us have them, even if...
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- Growing Green and Yellow Beans
- Plant Melons on the Southern Coasts
- Watch for Insects on Okra
- Cut Roses to Promote Reblooming
- Encouraging Ground Covers