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September 11, 2014

 

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Shady But Dry

Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...

October 10, 2013

 

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Revival Of Edith A Roberts’ Garden

In 1919, Edith A. Roberts set out to document every native plant species in Dutchess County, New York.

May 30, 2013

 

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Plant Exchanges

There are few events more satisfying than a good plant swap with serious gardeners, who don’t bring invasive species or other pests.

April 4, 2013

 

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The Early White House, 1800-1809

When John Adams moved from Philadelphia to the White House, the building was still under construction and there was no sign of a garden.

March 28, 2013

 

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Mount Vernon

At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.

July 5, 2012

 

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Berries For Birds

I am trying to grow more shrubs that fruit at different times of the year in order to provide a continuous buffet and attract birds to my garden.

October 20, 2011

 

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End Of Season Sales

The fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs, and it is fun to cruise the aisles of stores and nurseries to see if there are good deals available.

March 3, 2011

 

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Ginkgo Biloba Has An Ancient History

One of the earliest trees on earth, identified through fossils, was the Ginkgo biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree.

February 24, 2011

 

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Tree Pollination

Since trees are well and truly rooted to their spot, they must rely on other agents to help them cross pollinate, or they must self pollinate.

February 17, 2011

 

Trees

A Few Facts About Trees

As well as living longer than any other organism on our planet, trees can grow into the largest organisms.

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