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Month: October 2016

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by: Laurrie

Win a bouquet from an American Rose Farm – and keep Valentine’s Day local

This bouquet features three types of Oregon-grown roses: ‘Prestige’ red roses, ‘Black Baccara’ wine-red roses, and ‘Gracia’ pink spray roses....
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#TBT: Yardening is not a word

This April 2007 post from me got some interesting comments, including a very nice response from Jeff Ball, who (we...
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by: zogi

How I Became a Landscape Reformer

Today’s Guest Rant comes from Leslie Nelson Inman, an Adjunct English Instructor at Mercer University and Georgia Tech who is...
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by: Debra

One Word: Hotbeds

I spoke at the Connecticut Horticultural Society's monthly meeting last night  Lovely people. And definitely one of those situations where...
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by: Deborah Johnson

Bulb fanatics are losing a best friend

This is an older picture of Scott (younger), but the best I have at the moment. Oh NO! That was...
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by: Margaret Wilkie

It’s cold, it’s white, it’s going on forever, and it’s not even killing the bugs

Some of us are having trouble remembering the benefits of a cold, snowy winter. Especially when the disadvantages are so...
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by: Christopher C NC

Bluestone says good riddance

Pot image by Shutterstock To plastic pots, that is. According to a press release I just got, Bluestone is the...
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We read the gardening news

They might not be a good choice for street containers like this one. Black is the new petunia I saw...
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by: Sandra Knauf

Stanford Organic Study Ignores Variety Differences

More nutritious because of the holes? Possibly. Rant readers, please welcome Dr. John Reganold of Washington State University, who has...
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by: Jeff Park Mom

The Season’s Last Hurrah and a Surprising New Beginning

  A few more weeks with a hoe. There are a few weeks left in my long, fitful gardening season....
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