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  • Blooms of encouragement
    Where weeds would try to grow
    “All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.”― Abraham LincolnTo say the election results weren't exactly my favorite, would be a gross understatement.I have...
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    Weeds are not always what we expect them to be
    Weeds can be so very sneaky; getting into the weirdest places, and taking on all sorts of forms. They are mostly annuals or perennials that infest lawns and beds, but can be shrubs, vines and even big trees that grow among desirable plants, in...
  • giant reed
    Weeds are not always what we expect them to be
    Weeds can be so very sneaky; getting into the weirdest places, and taking on all sorts of forms. They are mostly annuals or perennials that infest lawns and beds, but can be shrubs, vines and even big trees that grow among desirable plants, in...
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    How to win the war on weeds
    Seeds are planted, rain has come, and those darling green things are poking their heads through the soil. The beans and peas are already a foot tall, and zucchini and cucumber plants are now recognizable. Your garden is beginning to look lush and...
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    Time to deal with spring weeds
    Spring is the time to get started on garden weed control. Weed seeds are sprouting like crazy, and if you get a hoe to them now, they are easy to either pull out or cut in half, much easier than they’ll be when they get stouter. Move the hoe...
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    Cooler and wetter weather eventually changes the way we garden.
    With cooler and rainy weather, and shorter days, gardening is not what it was a few months ago. It is more comfortable to stay inside when the weather is not so pleasant. Besides, gardening when the garden is too wet gets muddy, and can damage...
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    Even mild Los Angeles style winters change the way we garden.
    With cooler and rainy weather, and shorter days, gardening is not what it was a few months ago. It is more comfortable to stay inside when the weather is not so pleasant. Besides, gardening when the garden is too wet gets muddy, and can damage...
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    Dirty little secrets: The dark side of gardening
    A garder snake inthe garden- Villanova - Photography by Joanne TaylorEverything has something not to like about it; and that includes gardening. Whether an avid gardener or a beginner, at some point, one must deal with the occupational hazards;...
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    Mulch 101: The colors and textures of mulch
    Loose mulch storage at a Philadelphia region garden center - Photographs by Joanne TaylorThere are many benefits to using mulch; although many Americans use too much and create more harm than good. Most people know that mulch prevents weeds,...
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