Keyword: How Does Your Garden Grow
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Healthy ground is the foundation of a productive garden. Some gardeners live in an area with dark mineral rich soil, but our western ground is equivalent to dirt. To have a prosperous garden you … more
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
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
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
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
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