Gardening Archive

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How one woman’s passion for gardening is helping grieving families

Vibrant roses growing near headstones, curved hedges and wide-open spaces are what a Logan funeral director strives to achieve for loved ones who grieve.
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Gardening jobs for the weekend: Get a head start by planting trees, apples and roses

Planting trees, roses and apples begins now. Native trees have special wildlife benefits while there are points to consider when planting roses and selecting apples.
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Gardening: Don’t forget your roses in the great autumn garden tidy-up

YOU may have cut down your perennials, done the last weeding of the year and neatened the edges on your borders – but what
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Gardening tips: leave fallen leaves for hedgehogs and insects

Euphorbia characias ‘Tasmanian Tiger’ thrives in full sun. Photograph: Gap Photos Plant this I love Euphorbia characias, and it loves me – or at least my
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Gardening: What’s eating your aphids? Part 2 of 2

Aphids. The mere mention of these plant-sucking insects strikes fear into the hearts of gardeners and farmers alike. Why are aphids so fear-inducing? During
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Avalow wants to be your gardening coach

What’s the opposite of a green thumb? Whatever it is, I have that. My house and yard are full of succulents not because they’re
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Gardening tips: plant hardy but exotic prairie gayfeather

Try liatris spicata for late summer borders. Photograph: gianpinox/Getty Images/iStockphoto Plant this Liatris spicata or prairie gayfeather is a grand addition to a late summer border
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Beans mean business, so get planting | Gardening

Beans are often a good choice for the home gardener’s vegetable garden as they are usually very productive and are reasonably easy to grow.
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Chemical twists on gardening and portraiture

Jenna Franke got her first succulent plant in 2015 when she was in her second year of graduate school in chemistry at the University
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Gardening: What is biochar and why should we all be using it in our gardens?

It’s the oldest thing you’ve never heard of, says Claire Spreadbury. Biochar is thousands of years old (first discovered by ancient Amazonian tribes). It’a