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Month: January 2016

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by: Kate

How I stopped worrying and learned to accept hydrangeas the way they are now

H. macrophylla ‘Alpenglow’ If I was bitter, I’d say that the industry has done its best to destroy hydrangeas, at...
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by: Yvonne

#TBT What’s Invasive? Telling People What They Can’t Plant In Their Yards

The debate over invasive species won’t go away any time soon. We’re sure that many would still have issues with...
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by: shira

Urban prairie envy

I’m not the owner of this house, nor am I the designer of the pictured front yard, but I do...
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by: Teresa Speight

Catching up with Dr. A

Here we are at the Plant WNY CNLP Education Day (totally insider/geek event) It’s been a while! Horticulturalist, professor, breeder,...
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by: Allen Bush

The Conquest of Putt-Putt at Machu Picchu

Putt-Putt at Machu Picchu was toppled before first frost. A vital part of our garden has become a dog run. ...
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by: Pat T

Zinnias for Pollinators!

One of Marcia’s zinnia rows, a mix for a variety of pollinators. Her vegetable garden is located behind the zinnias....
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by: Botanicbay

The Power of Naming

In my last column, I admitted I prefer my own garden to Garden Shows, though it does depend on how...
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by: Nancy in Brooklyn

Celebrating the New Year with a Giant Potato

No need for me and my fellow Idahoans to sit at home and watch the New Yorkers having all the...
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by: Mary Jean Gilman

Loss of tree costing me a fortune

When a diseased tree was removed from my next-door neighbor’s back yard recently I couldn’t stop watching. It took four...
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by: Gail

Merry Christmas from the White House!

From a recent visitor to the  White House, to be more precise.  Yes, that’s me standing beneath the presidential seal...
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