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Long Blooming Osteospermum
Osteospermums, also known as African daisies, are tender perennials that are favorites for cool-season gardening. These South African natives offer a profusion of daisy-like blossoms when the...
Blazing Hot Strawflower
When summer weather gets hot, turn up the heat even more -- visually that is -- with Sundaze® Blaze Strawflower. This hybrid Bracteantha, new this year from Proven Winners, will set a...
Spotted Wing Drospohila
Big problems often come in small packages. Such is the case with spotted wing drosophila (SWD), a new threat to both commercial and home garden fruit plantings, especially berry crops. This...
Spotlight on Youth Gardening: Kentucky Children?s Garden
Conservation is the key to all youth programs at the Kentucky Children's Garden, a 2013 recipient of National Gardening Association's Jamba Juice ″It's All About the Fruit and...
In the Garden
Late winter is the time to prune most woody landscape plants. Pruning during the dormant season allows you to better see branch structure and encourages a flush of vigorous new growth in spring. By waiting until the coldest winter weather has passed,...
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Basic Principles of Pruning Woody Plants University of Georgia Cooperative Extension's Basic Principles of Pruning Woody Plants...
Clever Gardening Technique
Aerate Lawns Annually Lawns growing on compacted soil often struggle. If your lawn gets lots of foot traffic or you...
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- Plant Tuberous Begonias
- Prune Woody Herbs
- Start Seeds of Slow Growers
- Finish Early Spring Chores
- Plan for Bare-Root Plants