Gardening

10 Seriously Useful Gardening Tips Every Beginner Needs to Know

Gardening is more rewarding when your efforts meet with success. These gardening tips will help make that happen.<p>This is another way of saying don’t …

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10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

10 Best Wildflowers to Plant in Fall

Lupine<p><i>Lupinus perennis</i><p>We’ve all gasped at the sight of fields of lupine, the star of the pea family, stretching as far as the eye can see. To grow …

Wildflowers

Everything You Need to Know About Rambler Roses

Rambler roses often get overlooked for their more showy relatives, but they deserve better. Although many ramblers bloom only once per season (there …

Houseplants

Keep Your Veggie Garden Growing

Most gardeners are used to growing or buying spring seedlings to establish their vegetable gardens. But what happens when spring is over and early …

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What You Should Plant This Summer for an Autumn Harvest

By midsummer, many gardeners have hung up their trowels and are resting on the harvests of what’s been planted. The tomatoes and summer squashes are …

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Are you a plant addict? Here's a quiz to answer that question

Are you a plant addict?<p>Sure you are! But how much of a plant addict are you?<p>Take this quiz and find out!<p>Give yourself one point for each "yes" …

Plants

Garden tips: Time to start planning your winter garden

No surprise to anyone, but we are heading into the hottest days of the year. The best thing you can do for your garden and landscape is to make sure …

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Master Gardener: How to protect plants from sunburn

<b>Q: Last week the immature melon fruits that I was growing were scorched from the sun and hot temperatures. I’ve heard that farmers use a chemical</b> …

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Some Like It Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat

A week-long heat wave and a recent question concerning what green beans to grow in a hot climate got me thinking. Which vegetables thrive in …

University of Florida

Prince Charles urges gardeners to ask these three crucial questions before buying plants

The Prince of Wales issued a stark warning on BBC's Gardeners' World.<p><b>The Prince of Wales has urged gardeners to question garden centres about the plants they are buying amid fears the UK will ‘end up with a wasteland’.</b><p>Climate change, increased travel and movement of plants around the world has …

English Gardens

Get to Know Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore, or <i>Lago di Maggiore</i>, is one of Italy's largest and most popular lakes. Formed from a glacier, the lake is surrounded by hills in the …

Italy

This Melon Used To Sell For $24 A Slice. Should It Make A Comeback?

<b>It’s been a</b> lousy growing season for Ken Taylor’s cantaloupes. The weather has been terrible — cool and wet, when it should have been hot and dry — …

Farming

10 Ways to Get Kids Involved in Gardening

Get Equipped<p><i>Intervale Mini Garden Tools, Set of 5</i><i>, $59.95</i><p>Get your child prepped for success with a starter set of mini hand tools, perfectly sized …

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Ancient boab celebrates impressive journey

A decade after moving 3200km to a new home in Kings Park, an ancient tree has amazed its curators by not only proving resilient, but also …

Botanical Gardens

News at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 / RHS Gardening

No matter how small your space, there's room for innovation and wildlife-friendly garden features. Spotted in the Wellbee-ing garden, these green …

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Daily Growing Tips and Advice: How to Grow Loquat Trees

Grown either as a loquat tree or a shrub, this fruiting plant is an interesting one. A relative of the rose, Eriobotrya japonica makes small fruits …

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Six Tips to Make Starting Seeds a Breeze

Even if Jack Frost is still nipping at your nose, it’s not too early to get your garden growing. Whether you’re starting from seeds or seedlings, get …

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Japan's Princess Mako sees Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Japan's Princess Mako has visited Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to celebrate 110 years of immigration from her country to Brazil, home to the largest Japanese diaspora in the world.<p>The princess also went to Rio's Botanical Gardens where she planted a pau …

Brazil

The farmers principle: reaping what we sow

“You have a magical green thumb, daddy!”<p>“No, I don’t. I just take care of my plants, that’s all. I was but a little boy when my dad taught me a …

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How To Take Your Plant Obsession Outside — Even If You Don’t Have The Space

<i>Calling all plant parents! To ring in the height of summer (for half of the world at least), this week mbg is serving up the ultimate plant-centric</i> …

Wellness

'This time it's a giant': Stinky flower blooms again at Meise

If you're free this Friday, a huge flower with a scent like a rotting corpse is waiting for you to give it a smell.<p>The world's largest flower, Titum …

Belgium

Extreme heat in the garden: How to keep plants healthy with water, shade and mulch

When the weather forecast calls for an unusually hot day across Southern California, that’s your cue.<p>Turn on the garden hose, shade those plants, …

Southern California

RHS Flower Show celebrates its 20th year at Tatton Park

Farm in a Box is one of the new features of this year's event

Chester, UK

Highlights of RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 / RHS Gardening

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show is well underway and it’s all about anniversaries at this year's fabulous floral extravaganza. We're not only celebrating …

English Gardens

Pasadena Playhouse Fall Productions On Sale Today!

In addition, the cast of Native Gardens is announced and will feature acclaimed actors of both screen and stage: Academy Award Nominee Bruce Davison …

Box Office

Gardeners, it’s time to get bear aware

There are always lots of questions this time of year. Of course, I expect and look forward to them. I hope you do too, because I am going to share a …

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PICTURES: Visitors head to RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

THE RHS show at Tatton Park, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, has been hailed as ‘a flagship’ for the north of England.<p>The praise came this …

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I need gardening tips for my upcoming hot sauce and these Zelda Deku planters are a good start

I don't have many dreams that have been unfulfilled. I have a beautiful wife and a daughter. My two bucket-list items as a child were to go to Japan …

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Hoylake allotment's wartime-themed open day this weekend

A WARTIME-themed open day will be held at allotments in Hoylake this weekend.<p>Organised by Hoylake Allotment Association, Sunday's colourful event …

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