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Besides your regular Halloween decorations, include a ghoulish plant to add a little haunt to your house this season. In this column we will dig up some carnivorous and other ghastly plants. Read on … more
With our short growing season ending, it is time for fall garden prep. This will not only enhance the appearance of the yard, but it will also ensure your garden gets some TLC.  Check the … more
(NAPSI)—Following a challenging year, it may be difficult to get back into a healthy routine. Summer is a great time to think about what you can do to improve your health. Wherever you are on your … more
In August your garden is flourishing, the zucchinis are taking over, perennials and annuals are thriving. Yet, some plants appear spent and sunburnt. It is time to head out to your garden and tackle … more
(NAPSI)—Online shopping and e-commerce have opened new doors for gardening enthusiasts, offering unprecedented access to rare and exotic plants and seed products from around the world at the click … more
Last month‘s column explained some benefits of establishing a garden from seed. This month I will describe how to identify and resolve common seed-starting problems. In addition, I will explain … more
With proper planning and the correct supplies, you can get a head start on your garden by starting seeds indoors and growing your own transplants. In addition, you can sow a wider assortment of … more
Valentine‘s Day is a holiday when lovers declare their affection and friends express their fondness to one another. People often send a red rose for love, a yellow rose for friendship and a … more
Looking for a fertilizer can be particularly intimidating when you face an array of numbers such as 10-8-10 or 20-10-10. Choosing the correct fertilizer does not have to be complex if you learn what … more
When you live in Wyoming, you become accustomed to swings in temperature. However, our plants do not adjust as well. A drop in temperature will cause photosynthesis (food production) and respiration … more
(NAPSI)—While gardeners enjoy their harvests, many want to share their bounty with friends and family who live far away. But that could be a problem. Invasive pests can hitchhike on homegrown … more
What type of plant produces multitudes of seeds, establishes rapidly, and can flourish in conditions where other plants would fail? I am referring to a weed. Ralph Waldo Emerson described a weed … more
There is a plant that, according to legend, offers magical protection, permits you to see fairies and was in the Garden of Eden. It includes over 200 species, is a member of the legume family, and is … more
The days are longer, the sun is shining brighter, and the essence of spring is in the air. Before you realize, you will plant your outside garden. But in the meantime, here are some easy indoor … more
Before the use of internet, emojis and even mail people declared their feelings and emotions through flowers and floral arrangements. This is a form of expression called floriography or the … more
A November column introduced the importance of artificial and natural light when growing an indoor garden. Besides lighting you will also need to monitor temperature, humidity, water and nutrition. … more
Following Christmas, holiday flowers and plants may continue to brighten your home. But what you may not know is the meaning behind popular Christmas plants. From ancient to contemporary times, the … more
It is that time of year: the days are getting shorter, the nights are longer and the chilling weather succeeds the warmth of the sizzling sun. Winter seems to sneak up on me with the first … more
Hello, before I begin I would like to thank Suzanne Larsen for her years of dedication and commitment to writing this gardening column. Over the years, I have had the privilege to get to know and … more
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