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Wildflower seeds are forecasted to be a hot commodity this year. Master gardener, Mike Lizotte, will tell you everything you need to know.
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Some things to pay attention to
Several years ago, I bought some Lily of the Valley plants off the internet. They arrived half-dead and much smaller than what the website said they would be. I sent them back, and fortunately was...
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Humor columnist Brent Olson shares his wit and wisdom.
Download this FREE special collection of Brent Olson's columns for Living the Country Life magazine. You'll enjoy Brent's reflections on life, family, prairie, and winter in Minnesota!
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Keep your plants healthy and productive with these bright ideas!
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Destroy dead iris leaves to prevent disease and pests
Pay special attention to your iris beds as you're cleaning up the garden for spring. Destroy dead iris leaves to prevent disease and pests from taking over these perennial bloomers. Ward Upham is...
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It's not necessary to spend hours creating a beautiful garden
Choosing low-maintenance plants and gardening practices allows you to create lovely landscaping with little fuss. Denny Schrock is the master gardener coordinator for Iowa State University. He says...
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Wooden Shoe Clara Maguire
One dedicated Oregon family and thousands of tulips provide joy to people around the world
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With a little care, wooden handles can last a long time
Radio interview source: Denny Schrock, Garden Editor, Better Homes and Gardens   Listen here to the radio story mp3 or read below Garden tools come with handles made of many materials, but...
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Michelle assembles some of her cuttings into a bold flower arrangement
Michelle D'Arcy tells us how to create the best garden for flower arrangements--and how to assemble them once the blooming's done.
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With a little work in the fall, you'll be greeted this spring with gorgeous color!

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