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Growing Tropical Canna
Plant a few cannas this year, and let them do their stuff. Read article
Getting the most from you garden
No matter how big or small your vegetable garden is, you want it to be productive. Read article
Rembrandt Tulips
Tulips with the dramatic Rembrandt look Read article
Earliest Spring Blooming Bulbs
Satisfaction in being first on your block with beautiful blooms. Read article
Window Boxes for All Seasons
Small size, dapper charm and an easy intimacy. Read article
Fast Food Garden - Salsa
Fast food, from your garden Read article
How to use Hosta
Shade plants with interesting textures and forms. Read article
Fast Food Garden - Eggplant Hoagies
Fast food, from your garden. Read article

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • New gardeners can’t go wrong with annual flowers. Planted in average soil and deeply watered once a week, annuals will provide a summer’s worth of wonderful blooms. Started from seed or set out as transplants, these winners will really perform if a few inches of compost are worked into the soil before planting.

    Try wax-leaf begonia in partial shade. Cleome is perfect for the background where it gets full sun. Impatiens is wonderful in the shade. Lantana loves hot weather with flowers from yellow to orange to lavender. Torenia, or wishbone flower, is a relatively new ""toughie."" It grows best in partial shade loves heat. Zinnias are tough sun lovers that really put on a show in a variety of colors.