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Byline: By HENRY HOMEYER

Let’s say you have recently purchased a house and want to create beautiful gardens. How should you begin? I recently visited Gordon and Mary...

My gardening grandfather came over from Germany around 1910. He was an organic gardener, perhaps because there were few chemicals sold to kill bugs...

My gardening grandfather came over from Germany around 1910. He was an organic gardener, perhaps because there were few chemicals sold to kill bugs...

Let’s face it: most of us do not have a lawn that looks like the grass on a major league field. And I for one, don’t want one that does. Most...

I spend a lot in plant nurseries. At $10 or more a pop, it is easy to spend $100 quick as a blink, but I’m also a firm believer in dividing my...

I don’t mean to sound like I’m bragging, but if it will grow in Cornish Flat, I’ve probably tried it. Scorzonera? Sure, once, but I was not...

Some folks in my part of New England plant seeds in the ground on Mother’s Day and seedlings on Memorial Day weekend. Not me. Others use Mother...

I love wildflowers. Right now several species are blooming in my woods, and others are on their way.They are a demure smile before the serious...

I’ve never had much trouble with deer eating my vegetables or flowers. I know gardeners who have wept when they saw that their lovely tulips had...

OK, you may not want to go to the grocery store so much anymore. Tired of eating frozen pizza? Want something new for your taste buds? Here are...

If you’re home from work and champing at the bit to do something, planting bulbs now for summer blossoms might be just your ticket. I recently got...

Although March is the traditional month for pruning apples and other fruit trees, you can prune in April, or really anytime of the year without...



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