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Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 06:02 pm

Take time to reflect on the prosperity most of us enjoy

Untitled Document This Thanksgiving, most of us will join family and friends to celebrate the good fortunes in our lives and eat until we feel like stuffed turkeys. Every ...
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007 07:49 pm

Here are ways to limit damage to your plants

Untitled Document My husband has our children trained to look for deer when we go for a drive. Watching these fascinating animals graze is enjoyable — unless it’...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 01:57 pm

This weekend provides the perfect opportunity to see the scenery

Untitled Document As I drove to work this morning, I had trouble keeping my eyes from wandering to the bright-yellow ash leaves and brilliant-red sugar maple leaves, and, as temp...
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 08:53 am

Gardeners have several alternatives to save the flowers for next year

Untitled Document Sad at the thought that your cheery geraniums will soon fall victim to the dropping temperatures of autumn? It’s possible to beat the frost and save the p...
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 11:39 am

Learn how at special program next week

Untitled Document Did you know that the grapevine is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world? Whether as a source of grapes or as an attractive addition to the landscape...
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007 01:57 pm

In the garden, they call it “black gold”

Untitled Document Three years ago, a friend of mine spent a fall day driving around Springfield, collecting bags of leaves. Sure, it sounds crazy — most homeowners can&rsqu...
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007 08:49 am

It’s been cultivated for thousands of years — now it’s your turn

Untitled Document This fall while adding daffodils to your landscape, don’t forget to plant some garlic. Garlic has been cultivated for thousands of years and is still popu...
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 12:38 pm

Be sure to water plants now to avoid consequences later

Untitled Document The crisp, cool air has been a welcome relief from the 90-degree temperatures, but we have not been as blessed with rainfall. Last week I dug a hole for...
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 09:38 am

Most varieties will benefit from a brief curing process

Untitled Document The fruits of summer may be nearing their end for the year, but winter squash, which comes in hundreds of varieties and a plethora of sizes, shapes, colors, and...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 10:57 pm

A few tips to help you get your lawn in shape this fall

Untitled Document Fall is the best time to give your lawn some extra attention, because what is done for the turf this fall will have a big impact on cool-season grasses next sum...


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