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The Garden ‘Splainer™

See what I did there? That little “TM” next to the title? It means “Get your grubby, dirt-under-the-fingernails mitts off my ide


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Harvest Schmarvest

Some gardeners are able to make graceful transitions from season to season. In my case, I find that the word “lurch” is ...


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From the Editor - SeptOct 2018

Looking for some good public plantings? Head for an airport.


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Birds and Beans

All the snow we’ve had recently brought many more birds to the feeders outside our kitchen window. A lone starling was ...


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From the Editor - Jan/Feb 2014

This is our “Ideas Issue,” designed to be a keeper, although of course we hope you keep all of our issues. So to get this ...


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What is the largest tree that one can plant? We are trying to replace some 7- to 8-foot trees that were recently destroyed.

Is there a best time to plant tulips? I see them at the garden centers in late summer but I am afraid that it is too early to plant them. If I wait too long, I might forget all about them.

My split-leaf Japanese maple tree is 15 to 20 years old, about 7 feet high and about 10 feet wide. It is overtaking the corner of the yard. Can I trim it, and at what time of the year?

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