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December 12, 2019

Successfully growing ferns indoors is all about choosing the right species. Some ferns are...

December 4, 2019

If you pay attention to trends, you have probably noticed that foliage houseplants have enjoyed a...

November 26, 2019

Most holiday decorations, such as wreaths, swags and centerpieces, can be created with natural...

November 21, 2019

As the holiday season approaches, you might be thinking about getting a Christmas tree. Typically,...

November 14, 2019

Once the leaves have dropped, a native shrub called winterberry (Ilex verticillata) becomes...

November 6, 2019

Black walnut (Juglans nigra) is considered one of the most valuable trees native to North America....

November 4, 2019

The first task most gardeners consider when preparing the garden for winter is cutting back...

October 25, 2019

As the days get shorter and nighttime temperatures drop, many people are starting to notice Asian...

October 16, 2019

A very common gardening myth is that pine trees and the needles they drop acidify the soil. While...

October 10, 2019

Dahlias can be kept for many years if they are treated properly. Dahlias start producing tubers in...

October 2, 2019

Though some plants are termed “evergreen”, that doesn’t mean they never lose their needles....

September 27, 2019

Last winter was remarkably tough on many landscape plants. Rhododendrons were especially hard hit,...

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