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Aug 21, 2019
Tips For Irrigating Trees: Learn How To Water A Tree
People can’t live very long without water, and your mature trees can’t either. Since trees can’t speak up to let you know when they …
Gardening Know How
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Designing for Pollinators and Other Wildlife
As demand grows for plants that support pollinators and other wildlife, ELA reached out to a few experts to find out which species …
Ecological Landscape Alliance
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Design That Says “Welcome to My Garden”
Some gardens seem to ooze the sentiment “welcome to my garden” whether through gates, entries, welcoming pots or window boxes …
Northern Gardener
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Cactus Fertilizer: Tips For Feeding Your Cactus Plants
Cacti are a plant species belonging to the Cactaceae family and native to dry and arid environments around the world. They are …
Plant Care Today
Spider Plant Care Guide: Growing Information + Tips
Don't let the name scare you! Spider plants are quick to adapt to any environment and have very few problems, making this plant black …
Pro Flowers
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Best Flowers for Bees and Other Pollinators
One of the best flowers for bees, the Honeybee Conservancy ranks bee balm as a favorite flower for the winged workers. Bee balm …
Family Handyman
Runoff Rain Gardening: Tips For Planting A Downspout Bog Garden
While drought is a very serious issue for many gardeners, others are faced with a much different obstacle – too much water. In …
Gardening Know How
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Garden Water Features
The magic potion in any garden is water. The splash of tiered outdoor fountains—or the gurgle of water over stone—gives the space a voice …
Flower
Eco-Answers from the Pros: Designing Complementary Sun and Shade Gardens
I live in Washington DC (zone 7a) with a smallish back garden divided into two trapezoid beds – one on either side of a brick path. I …
Ecological Landscape Alliance
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14 Tips for Dealing with Leaves Like a Pro
The first step in learning how to get rid of leaves is to have the right tools on hand. Lots of Field Editors told us about their favorite …
Family Handyman
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"Wind may be the energy source of the future, but it's a poor substitute for coffee."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
Why do apples float in water?
See the answer below.
Toilet Paper Rolls As Pest Control
Recycling doesn't always mean tossing paper products, like toilet paper rolls, into the big bin. You can have more fun if you …
Gardening Know How
What Year Was It?
Fannie Farmer Opens Cooking School
What Year
Pioneering cookbook author Fannie Farmer, who changed the way Americans prepare food by advocating the use of standardized measurements in recipes, opens Miss Farmer's School of Cookery in Boston.
The day was Aug 23. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees."
George Eliot
Trivia Answer
Why do apples float in water?
Answer: They are made of 25% air.