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Annual, Biennial or Perennial? May. 12, 2021

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Q: Can you help me remember the difference between annuals and perennials? For some reason, I have i... Read More

Why Houseplants Turn Brown and How to Stop It Apr. 27, 2021

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Not only do houseplants bring warmth and a sense of calm to a home, but they are also an inexpensive... Read More

Spring Wildflowers Apr. 21, 2021

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Spring is moving north. One way we know that is to look at the early spring ephemeral wildflowers. T... Read More

Spring Garden Pest Control Apr. 14, 2021

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As spring arrives, it is time to start scouting for signs of diseases, insects and weeds. Once a pes... Read More

Easter Lilies and Early Tomatoes Apr. 07, 2021

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Last year at this time, around Easter, most areas had lockdowns. Most churches were not able to have... Read More

New Plants on the Horizon Mar. 24, 2021

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Unfortunately, this year, the Tropical Plant International Expo was held online instead of in person... Read More

The Great Grow Along Mar. 17, 2021

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As we have been talking about the past few weeks, many people are new to gardening. In the past, we ... Read More

New Books for New Gardeners Mar. 10, 2021

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As we talked about last week, many people became gardeners in the past few years, especially last ye... Read More

Plant Parenthood Mar. 03, 2021

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Do you consider yourself a plant parent? It used to be that we just grew houseplants because we like... Read More

Fiddle Leaf Fig Feb. 17, 2021

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Let's start today's article with a one-question quiz. When it is growing in nature, is the common ho... Read More

Rubber Tree Plants Feb. 10, 2021

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You may not remember the 1959 Oscar award-winning song titled "High Hopes" and sung by Frank Sinatra... Read More

Vegetable Garden Seeds Jan. 27, 2021

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Q: I saved seeds from several of my garden plants last year, including pumpkins, peppers and peas. I... Read More

Hindsight Is 2020 Dec. 30, 2020

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They say that hindsight is 20/20, and that is what we want to do this year: put 2020 in our hindsigh... Read More

Gift Ideas for Gardeners Dec. 09, 2020

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Most gardeners are also interested in the birds that come to their property. If your gardener is one... Read More

Using a Live Christmas Tree and Protecting Shrubs From Rodents Nov. 25, 2020

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Question: We were thinking of using a live Christmas tree this year instead of cutting one down. Aft... Read More

Lawn Rakes Nov. 18, 2020

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I always appreciate feedback to my articles. Recently, I replied to an older gentleman about using a... Read More

Leaf Blowers Oct. 21, 2020

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Q: I use a rake to gather the leaves falling from my trees. I am getting older, and the raking is ge... Read More

Pumpkins Oct. 07, 2020

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Q: Our pumpkin vines are growing very well. We have some that are already orange, but there are stil... Read More

Bulbs Sep. 23, 2020

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Q: I saw tulip and daffodil bulbs for sale at the store. I remember my mom having tulips, but she al... Read More

Poinsettia Rebloom Sep. 16, 2020

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Q: We kept our poinsettia from last Christmas, and it has done well over the summer. We want it to b... Read More