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Month: May 2016

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by: Laura

A Garden of Marvels Highlights and Giveaway

As promised, here’s a follow-up to Ruth Kassinger’s guest rant.  She wrote the very popular Paradise Under Glass and now...
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by: Tia Scarce

Do Expensive Grow Lights Matter?

Okay, it's one thing if you are growing a cash crop like marijuana in the guest room and need super...
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by: Kathy

I think that I shall never see

We use an online form to request trees from the varieties offered, but this one is sort of faked; these...
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Kentucky’s Ark Encounter Stalled in Dry Dock

  The re-creation of Noah’s ark, sitting in dry dock, six miles from Dry Ridge, Kentucky, looks like a gargantuan...
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Leaf Morphology is Surprisingly Marvelous

I recently attended this tour at the U.S. Botanic Garden, despite my doubts that the topic of leaf structures –...
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by: plantsily

Apple Season

Here’s another in my ongoing series of “Drunken Botanist” cocktail articles for the North Coast Journal, loosely based on my...
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by: Kit Whittaker

New Plants, New Troubles in my Garden

Time for some mid-summer photos! Here in my front yard I’m loving the potted coleus, especially the pot that’s sitting...
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by: Chris - PEC

A Growing Trend in the U.S.: Food Forests

Mound-forming alpine strawberries (Fragaria vesca) tolerate a range of soil and climate conditions and produce small fruits intermittently throughout the...
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by: Amy

THANKS,

I am thankful for this amazing view, from a new project I’m working on in the Hollywood Hills! UNBELIEVABLE!!! This...
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by: Carri

My Hot and Spicy Adventures, or She’s On Fire!

Jalapeños, Serranos, Trinidad Scorpion peppers, Chocolate Habañeros, Pequìn, Chiltepin, Negros Chiles De Arbol, and an unknown tree variety are one...
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