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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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Go ahead -- plant these spring-flowering bulbs in the fall. The deer and rabbits won't eat them!
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Clear the wilting summer flowers from your containers and spruce them up for fall!
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When you've spent so much time in your garden, it's nice to be able to share your favorites. You don't have to divide peonies to keep them healthy, but they're nice to give away.
Radio interview source: Laverne Dunsmore, Co-Owner, Countryside Gardens Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Peonies are beautiful and oftentimes can outlast their...
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These hardy plants hold their own all summer, even when heat and drought take their toll on other flowers.
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These stately blooms are easy to grow and perfect for flower arrangements
Gladioli produce tall spikes of large blossoms in a rainbow of colors. Glads grow from corms (bulb-like structures) that are not winter-hardy in northern states. They must either be dug in September...

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