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February

Month: February 2015

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by: Diane S

What do we think about stone?

Well, duh. We love stone, right? Stone is the highest and best type of garden hardscaping, right? Better than brick,...
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Lawn Alternative Update from the Scott Arboretum

Years ago I visited the Scott Arboretum to learn about alternatives to lawn and see the ones they were growing...
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Kudzu, we hardly knew you

Kudzu image courtesy of Shutterstock “Like most Southern children, I accepted, almost as a matter of faith, that kudzu grew...
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by: Suze

Trump, a Cabbage Palm or Sassafras

Photo courtesy of Andrew Cline and shutterstock.com I had no idea it was National Margarita Day. A Sanibel Island waitress...
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by: Mary McAllister

Watering tools I love, and why I hate the others

In honor of a day that doesn’t deserve it (the horrid Black Friday), here are some gift suggestions for the...
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by: Helena

It Was Research–I Swear!

  Because my next book involves plants and booze, I am required to spend a lot of money at liquor...
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by: Karen Olson Weaver

Gifts of Autumn

In temperate climates, autumn showers us with a cornucopia of visual stimulation before we enter the season of dormancy. Here...
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The Sad Tale of the Christmas Tree Tax, or, How Stupid People Ruin Everything for the Rest of Us.

(A very silly, but nonetheless live, Christmas tree I once had.)   Everything that is wrong with our political process...
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by: anne

Neither an Influencer nor a Follower be

Guest Rant by Marianne Willburn Tesselaar’s Blue Storm Agapanthus is worth growing because it’s a high-impact, no-nonsense plant, not because...
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by: Vicky

Youth Gardens, Watering, Lawn Care and More – the Latest Videos

Here’s the latest of my roughly monthly e-newsletters about Good Gardening Videos, dated today: Youth Gardens Just before the the National Children...
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