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Gone to seed

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist According to my grab-bag of flower seed packets, it’s time to plant. Wildflowers, poppies, nasturtiums– let’s go!

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Get ready for a new year of gardening

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist To everything, there is a season, and this is the season for checking out garden trends and products to find out what will play well in our local garden landscapes.

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Gardening is the new black

December 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer For 2011, gardening is the new black. It’s the trendy thing, the must-have skill, the proven conversation-starter.

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Holiday gifts for gardeners

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist Got a gardener on your gift list? Lucky you! Shopping is a cinch. Following are some of my suggestions for gardener-friendly presents at pocket-friendly prices: Stocking stuffers abound.

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My favorite idiot-proof plants

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer I don’t have patience with fussy plants. If a plant needs coddling– something outside of appropriate sunlight and water and occasional fertilizer– it doesn’t last long in my yard.

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