Archive | April 2018

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You Can Have Your Garden and Eat It, Too

Somewhere, sometime, someone started a pesky rumor that growing vegetables is more work and trouble than growing flowers. Let us now lay that rumor to rest – it isn’t so. Keeping a vegetable garden is no more trouble than a flower garden and, for many gardeners; the rewards are even greater because (in one sense) […]

Tropical Visions

The words tropical vines conjure up many image s–Tarzan swinging though the jungle, warm islands with lush vegetation, brilliant flowers attracting butterflies and birds–but always plants that are exotic, colorful, and king-size. However, if you don’t live in Hawaii, parts of coastal California, or southern Florida (humid parts of USDA Climate Hardiness Zones 10 and […]