Spring Lawn and Garden 2014

12 Stories • Available February 2014
Wildflower Wonder

Wildflower Wonder

Lovely wildflowers grow in the most challenging of places. They often live in garden beds without high-quality soil, highway roads and even in pavement cracks. Garden experts say these blooms thr

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Peony Power

Peony Power

The soft, rounded, delicate petals of the peony make it one of the most popular flowers for gardens and romantic, ultra-feminine floral arrangements. The sumptuous layers of a peony make it a fav

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Removing Suckers

Removing Suckers

If you see tin branches or sprouts growing upward and outward from your trees' limbs, it's not necessarily a sign that your tree is doing so well that it's growing new branches. It's more likely

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Wagons And Wheelbarrows

Wagons And Wheelbarrows

While garden centers show off concrete and ceramic planters and wooden boxes that can serve as homes for your flowers and plants, there are far more creative vessels in which to place your garden

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Garden Trends

Garden Trends

When planning your garden, you're likely to envision your tomatoes turning into delicious marinara sauce and your strawberries into your signature jams, your basil and parsley topping homemade pi

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Red Truth

Red Truth

Tomatoes are easy to grow. Many times, unintentionally dropped seeds pop up into little seedlings without special care or attention. However, there are some simple tips to know before starting. T

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Green Thumbs And Little Ones

Green Thumbs And Little Ones

Many adults love gardening. They enjoy the outdoors, the peace and the produce. But children view gardening differently: Some view the dirt and bugs as gross, while others think the long timeline

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Seeds

Seeds

If you've been growing your own vegetables year after year, you've probably had some favorites. Particular plants flourished -- the vegetables were high-quality -- and you tried to duplicate your

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Fountains

Fountains

If you've ever seen the movie "Clueless," you will absolutely remember the fountain scene where the main character Cher (played by Alicia Silverstone) suddenly realizes she's been in love with he

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Yard Birds

Yard Birds

Whether you enjoy bird-watching year round from the comfort of your den or take a steward's role for threatened bird populations with supplemental feeding, a few simple guidelines will encourage

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Seed Or Sod?

Seed Or Sod?

Growing grass is challenging, time consuming and rewarding if you do it right. So should you plant seeds or lay down sod? It all depends on your budget and timetable for results. Planting seed is

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Repotting Orchids

Repotting Orchids

Q: In a recent column, you wrote about repotting houseplants, but you didn't mention orchids. Is there anything different about them when it comes to repotting? Mine have roots growing out over t

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Spring Lawn And Garden Info 1

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