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Plantiful tips for “overwintering”

October 13, 2016

The range of effort required to keep tender plants alive over the winter varies from really easy to not difficult at all. What you’ll be capable of depends on how much you can lift without injury, how much control you have over the indoor climate, and how much space is available. Enjoy these tips and tricks for “overwintering” from Kristin […]

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The 10 common houseplant you need to know

November 28, 2014

If you’ve just bought your first houseplant, or you’re a verified Crazy Plant Lady, you’ll need to know how to identify and solve the most common houseplant problems. We’ve prepared a list of the top ten problems (and how to solve them):

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Water your lawn every day or in the evening? Not so fast.

August 30, 2012

Tomorrow is the last day to enter to win the Garden Problem Solver grand prize (a new iPad). Be sure to enter your question on the Garden Problem Solver page and good luck! This week’s question is from Joey of Clemson, South Carolina. Joey asked: Why is it not a good idea to water my […]

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Tree planting

January 12, 2011

It may not seem like it to those of you who are buried in snow at the moment, but fall and winter are a good time to plant trees and shrubs. I thought I’d repost this advice on planting trees and shrubs, given by Jennifer Benner and Stephanie Cohen of The Nonstop Garden. Because someday, […]

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Right plant, right place

May 26, 2010

We’ve covered getting to know your site and creating a plan. You’ve gone to the nursery, picked up the plants you need, and it’s time to plant them. How can you give them the best chance at success? Stephanie Cohen and Jennifer Benner offer the following advice. Have your soil tested. Before you put one […]

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