Managing Aphids in the Landscape

Aphids are not something you want to find in your garden, and yet we all do find them at some point, unless you have created a toxic haze of chemicals around you and your garden-then you would not even have issues with neighbors. Realistically, though, in a well balanced, healthy land
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What to do about Valentine’s Day?

  Every year, it is increasingly hard to think of new ways to give my wife things for Valentine’s Day. Over the years, I have made things and bought things.  I have made a jewelry box and bought flowers, earrings, rings, necklaces, and flowers. Being a horticulturalist make
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Hybrid Teas & Floribunda Rose Planting Tips

A rose bush can provide years of enjoyment, but only if it is properly cared for.  Here are some basic guidelines that we hope will help you be successful with your new rose.  If you do not plant your rose bush right away, be sure to water it thoroughly daily until it is planted.  Soi
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