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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 6, 2019

One thing Bob Richer wants to stress is that he has always been a teacher. He worked as a teacher...

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 23, 2019

When winter settles in and bitter winds howl, I marvel at the ability of animals to survive our...

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 10, 2019

Make hay while the sun shines” serves as a proverb to explain how crucial timing is for farmers....

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,...

September 20, 2019

After fertilizer and grass seed, grub control products are typically the most prominently displayed...

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