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Mike’s Never-Ending Holiday Hort Sing-Along

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Defensive Design

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Not the Center of the World

Towards the end of February a startling fact was reported on the news. January, it turns out, had been the fourth warmest ...



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The Numbers Game

I was reading a gardening book the other day (yes, I occasionally do research – don’t start on me this early in the column …



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Something is in the Eye of the Beholder

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questions

Is there an overall rule about when to pinch back my leggy plants?

When does each issue get mailed out?

Our Russian sage (Perovskia) is full and bountiful but will not stay upright. Is there anything we can do? Is there a way to split some off when it has outgrown its space? Should it be trimmed back in fall or spring?

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