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  • Artificial lights can keep houseplants growing in winter

    For indoor gardeners who want plants to keep growing and even flowering this time of year, artificial light is the answer.


  • Gardening: Some houseplants are poisonous to pets

    Many houseplants can cause intestinal, stomach and skin issues or mouth irritation to name just a few symptoms. Fortunately, they aren’t likely to kill an animal unless they eat a …


  • May 25 sale offers discounted plants

    Gardeners looking for good deals on plants might check out the sale the Associated Garden Clubs is holding on May 25. The garden clubs had a large number of leftover …


  • Take care mixing cats, houseplants

    Cats like houseplants, but houseplants don’t like cats. Or, at least, cats don’t do houseplants any good. Take my ponytail palm, for example. My cat is an outdoor cat, but …


  • New rules apply when plants come in

    We recently brought all our houseplants back into the house. Unfortunately one of those little bitty tree frogs hitchhiked in with the plants and is now croaking somewhere in the …


  • Winter good time to tend indoors

    Looks like the weather experts weren’t too far off on their prognostications of a snowy winter. Only time will tell how much we really get. One thing is clear though; …


  • Winter good time to tend indoors

    Looks like the weather experts weren’t too far off on their prognostications of a snowy winter. Only time will tell how much we really get. One thing is clear though; …


  • Let cacti conquer those winter blues

    As the end of the gardening season approaches, gardeners can generally be divided into two types: those who look forward to having a break from gardening over the winter and …


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