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In the garden: House plants need right amount of water, light to flourish

When fall arrives, gardeners transition from outdoor gardening to indoor activities. Yet they miss the connection they had with living plants. Tending houseplants is the perfect cure to this problem …

In the Garden: Find water-wise plants at Manito sale

If the words “drought-tolerant” make you think of a yard full of cactus, think again. There are plenty of stunning plants worth considering.

In the Garden: Wacky weather causing confusion for crops

Heat-loving crops such as peppers, eggplants, artichokes and tomatoes haven’t exactly cared for the frequent returns to chilly weather, following our short spells of high temperatures. And who can blame …

Working smart keeps body happy

Gardening benefits us in many ways. We get to reap delicious fruits and vegetables, it brings us peace and it’s a great way to burn some calories. Unfortunately, it can …

In the Garden: Timing is everything when it comes to planting seeds

Last week, I discussed the joys of starting your own plants from seeds indoors. Let’s continue with a look at the process. The timing of planting seeds is very important: …