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August 27, 2015




It's also a good idea to amend heavy clay soil by mixing in sand and vegetative matter.

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


spiderwort swirl


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

May 15, 2006


A pink peony.


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

May 11, 2006


A bright, red Columbine flower.


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.

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