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Now that the gardens are put to bed and already covered with a blanket of snow, take some time to as[...]
If you didn’t attend Farm Technology Days in August, thinking it was just for farmers, you missed ou[...]
If you love to cook, and you love to garden, you probably grow garlic. If you don’t grow it yet, get[...]
As farm kids, we worked in the family garden from the time we could hold seeds – peas, beans and cor[...]
The spring garden is so splendid and needs so much pruning, preparing and planting that I wish I cou[...]
In July, it’s easy to get caught up in the peak of summer’s bloom. Daylilies, Asiatic lilies, conefl[...]
An outstanding mix of large and small yards and various gardening styles were on display during the [...]
You can find many reasons to love alliums. One of the best reasons is that deer and rabbits don’t lo[...]
Enticing new colors, new variations and new plant hybrids await gardeners at local independent green[...]
We know the winter sun, wind and cold temperatures are tough on people. They’re tough on plants as w[...]
Finally, the snow receded enough that we can walk in part of our yard. Like a shadow lifting, it exp[...]
It’s too soon to plant, but you can plan now to make sure you put the right plant in the right place[...]
A friend sent an image of a gardener shoveling through mounds of snow. It had a reference to June – [...]
We learn much about our present when we take time to explore the past. Take, for example, my German [...]
Ornamental grasses have earned a place in many gardens. They’re not the only blade in town. Consider[...]
Travel to Hawaii, and everywhere you look is a paradise of lush green plants towering overhead and s[...]
As we turn the page to a new year, here are a few lessons learned in the garden in 2013: * Weeds wil[...]
If you’re looking to give (or receive) a reliable, easy-to-grow flowering houseplant this season, co[...]
I’ve learned about gardening from many sources over the years. Much of what I’ve learned about natur[...]
For most of my adult gardening life, this week in the growing season has been mournful. Seeing leath[...]