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The Long, Strange Tale of the Poinsettia in Christmas Lore

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There are certain plants that play important and often mysterious roles in holiday traditions and celebrations all over the world. From the Egyptians who decorated trees during the winter solstice to the Pagans and Druids who used Mistletoe in their winter rituals, stories of ritualized plant use span continents and history and have become infused into [...]

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The Definitive Guide to Knowing When Spring Has Sprung

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There is more to the start of spring than a calendar date. March 20th can arrive with snow still falling and a general feeling that despite the calendar date, spring hasn’t arrived yet. The real spring comes with a distinct feeling to it that is recognizable and carries with it a sense of elation.  You [...]

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Gardens Gone Wild – Introducing Edible Landscapes

There’s a growing subculture of gardeners who are breaking from the traditional vegetable garden and bravely going where few gardeners have gone before. The days where vegetables are strictly relegated to wooden boxes or a small patch of land tucked away in the back corner of the yard are coming to an end as the [...]

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4 Fall Perennials To Die For

Four Fall Perennials To Die For

These 4 fall perennials to die for will add the autumnal charm to your garden every year when the seasons change.

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Titan Arum Bloom Time Lapse Video

Watch this time lapse video from Cornell University of a titan arum, the largest non-branched flowering plant in the world, bloom.

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