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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: Troy

Garden and Nature Photos for the Snowbound Gardener

The winners of the International Garden Photographer of the Year  have apparently been announced, though from the website and press...
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by: Deirdre in Seattle

Hire some goats and give up the Toro

Google's been in the news lately for having hired 200 goats to "mow" the grounds around their California headquarters.  But...
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by: Sue Dingwell

The question of permeable pavers and paving

This is Dave’s urban habitat project (detail) Last week, I posted about a beautiful parking lot that is conserving trees...
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by: ron tucker

The Public Food Forest: Clever Solution or Future Flop?

In a suburban home garden, a young black walnut tree (left) and a sour cherry (right) tower above a blooming...
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by: Marilyn

Bringing the green—or not so much?

Trees courtesy of shutterstock You might not know we reelected a president last week from reading this site. We try...
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by: Jennifer Brennan

Bourbon Disease Could Be Worse Than a Bad Hangover

  Photo courtesy of Shutterstock The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner—the first Saturday in May. I am gripped...
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by: Susan P

The Great Butterfly Bush Debate

Guest Rant by Claire Jones Butterfly Bush, Buddleia davidii, has been widely bashed from garden writers, ecologists, and conservationists. Attacked...
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