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January 8, 2015

 

rooftop garden

Rooftop Gardens

Rooftop gardens are becoming more and more popular in big cities where space for ground-level gardens is not available.

January 1, 2015

 

wood ash

Wood Ash

At this time of the year when we are using our fireplaces frequently, we generate a lot of wood ash.

April 14, 2011

 

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Container Preparations: New, Rich Soil And Good Drainage Holes

Growing plants in containers is an alternative for those who have no garden space.

November 18, 2010

 

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Healthy Soil

To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.

August 9, 2007

 

liartris flowers

Liatris: Native American Perennial

Plants that have flower spikes are useful as they provide vertical interest both in the gardens and in a vase.

June 7, 2007

 

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Tradescantia

Tradescantias are persistent plants-easy to grow that sow their seeds widely.

May 15, 2006

 

A pink peony.

Peony

Learn all about the Peony, Indiana's state flower, on this Focus on Flowers.

May 11, 2006

 

A bright, red Columbine flower.

Columbine

Learn all about Columbines on this Focus On Flowers.

June 30, 2005

 

hens and chicks

Hens and Chickens

If you are looking for a plant to play with and have a young child handy you can count chickens and group chickens and make up stories about them.

June 16, 2005

 

lilies in vase

Lilies

You can plant many varieties of lily bulbs to have continuous bloom from late May into August.

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