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Signs of Early Spring Success Makes Me Feel Like Super Gardender Blog Image
Signs of Early Spring Success Makes Me Feel Like Super Gardender

Mid-April in southern Indiana...it just doesn't get any better than this! The nights are still...

Code Words in Real Estate (and Gardening) Blog Image
Code Words in Real Estate (and Gardening)

My daughter and her fiancé have been searching for their first house. It's an exciting time and...

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Plant Markers

Among my friends and family, I am justly renowned for remembering bits of trivia, for example: a 1...

Mammaw’s Fern Blog Image
Mammaw’s Fern

About thirty years ago, I worked for a brief time at a wholesale greenhouse. It was a great job,...

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The Frugal Gardener

I don't think I've shared this with you before, but as far as I know, I'm mostly Scottish. Well,...

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Aunt Jane’s Shamrock

Every Saturday, I have a little routine which includes watering my houseplants. As I was watering...

How to Deal with Invasive Plants and Trees Blog Image
How to Deal with Invasive Plants and Trees

In most of the Midwest, and certainly in my Zone 6b, there's been very little winter and the...

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Daffodils

On my way in to town, I drive by a south-facing bank where a hill had been cut back to make room...

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Make Use of Dandelions

One of my very first attempts to be a gardener came when I was about four years old, when Daddy was...

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2017 New Years’ Resolution

2017..."New Year – New You". It's a good time to look back on the last growing season and, of...

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A Christmas Story

This Christmas story wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for the fact that I love my Wonderful...

Amnesia?  I Swear I Don’t Remember Planting It There! Blog Image
Amnesia?  I Swear I Don’t Remember Planting It There!

One of the pitfalls about trying to garden with native plants? Most plant identification books or...