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March (Page 2)

Month: March 2016

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by: hawkechik

First County-Wide Lawn Pesticide Ban Passes

Readers may remember news that the first town in the U.S. had banned lawn pesticides on public and private property,...
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by: Lizabeth

Landscapes with Healing Powers: Video Tribute to Lava Hot Springs

Occasionally we Ranters pay video tributes to our favorite public gardens, a lovely tradition begun by our own Susan Harris....
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by: FoA

Hackberry Nerds Not in Lab Coats

Nowhere else on the planet will you find anything that compares to the geeky and up-to-date Garden Rant coverage of...
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by: Abby

Support this Lawn-to-Prairie Make-Over

Friend-of-Rant Benjamin Vogt wrote to tell me about his exciting new project on Indiegogo -ripping out his front lawn and...
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by: Victor

First, Get the Lawn Shape Right

This is the design that, some 20 years ago, turned my front yard into a garden I could love, and...
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On natives—we’re all alright

There’s no more surefire way to get everybody all riled up on this site than to talk about native plants—whether...
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For Sale: One Botanical Garden

photo: Garden Conservancy In other bad news, UCLA is putting its Hannah Center Japanese Garden up for sale. That's right: ...
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by: skr

Preserving the White House Kitchen Garden

The White House Kitchen Garden was in the news last week, as Michelle Obama dedicated the garden and unveiled other “updates” made...
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by: Thomas Selig

A Great New Aid to Plant Identification

Plant identification has always been my nemesis.  I recognize old friends, but confront me with a new-comer, an unknown, and...
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by: Karin

Chickens vs. Vegetable Beds, Round Two

In February I posted a picture of my modest collection of raised beds and asked for ideas about how to...
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