Is It Too Late To Prune Trees And Shrubs?

Before we get to our pruning question, have you heard the latest breakthrough in plant breeding? A scientist successfully crossed a four-leaf clover with poison ivy. He had a rash of good luck. Joking aside, we’ve had great gardening weather this fall to get pre-winter preparations finished. But someone recently asked if it’s too late…
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Is It A Thanksgiving Cactus Or A Christmas Cactus?

The Pilgrims should have switched marketing firms. Even the Thanksgiving cactus gets short shrift in the rush to bring on Christmas. We’ve all heard of the Christmas cactus, the beautiful succulent with stems arching over the side of its pot that bursts into bloom in December. But equally as beautiful, and hardly ever mentioned by…
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Welcome Gardeners!

I haven’t been this excited since I grew a 40 pound watermelon! Thanks to Area Voices blogs, you and I can chat about gardening outside of our weekly Saturday visits in the Forum’s Growing Together column. We can talk about all the day-to-day activities gardeners enjoy. I’ll reveal what I’m working on plant-wise around our…
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