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Houseplants That Withstand Drafts and Cold Rooms

Meghan Shinn | November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many of our favorite houseplants come from tropical regions of the world and therefore need warm temperatures to thrive. This doesn’t always jibe with efforts to reduce winter heating costs, such as keeping the thermostat in the low 60s. Since …

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Your Guide to Growing Veggies

Do you want to get started in growing edible plants? Or maybe you’re already an avid vegetable gardener, but would like to learn even more about tending your favorite fruits and veggies. In this download you’ll find advice on choosing edible plants, growing herbs in containers, improving your soil, selecting seeds and more, courtesy of PlantersPlace.

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Great Gardens: Ideas for Smart Gardeners

Great Garden Plants Winter 2014 is a FREE online issue of ideas and inspiration for busy gardeners.

Great Garden PlantsInside this issue, find:

  • Planting ideas to consider over the winter
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Plants We Love

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Gray’s Sedge: a Native Grass With Unique Flowers

Virtues:  We love Gray’s sedge (Carex grayi) for its mace-like green seed heads that appear in summer and for its ability to withstand wet soil. Grow this fascinating grassy plant at a pond’s edge or in a container bog. The …
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Editor’s Pick

Herbs are easy to grow, not prone to garden pests or diseases, and make fantastic complements to the veggies you grow and meals you prepare. But maybe you’ve had trouble growing your own in the past? Or maybe it seems easier to buy herbs at the grocery store or market – truthfully, though, those fresh herb pots are rarely really fresh. If you’ve never grown your own herbs, or want to try again, this starter collection makes it easy – and affordable! With this kit you’ll learn how to grow, preserve, and use the most popular of the culinary herbs including basil, cilantro, garlic, and more.

Horticulture Radio

Garden How-To:: Episode 15: Gro Green Organics

In this episode, Kathy Cropp talks with Adina Nance of Gro Green Organics. Adina left a career ...

Horticulture Video

How to Dry or Freeze Your Own Herbs

Check out this video from GrowOrganic.com with Patricia Boudier, Co-Owner of Peaceful ...