Category Archives: Better Gardening

Great Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Gardener

If you’ve come here looking for the April 2017 post about seed drawings and identification, an error has occurred.  Please click here to view the seed drawings post. A wish list of assist tools for all Gardeners We all need… Continue Reading Great Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Gardener

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2015 Free Seed Catalogs: Organic, Heirlooms, non GMO

Plan your 2016 garden!  These catalogs are Free and full of new varieties, standard, Organic, Heirlooms and non GMO seeds and plants. Each catalog is full of growing tips, planting information, how-to’s,  beautiful photographs and drawings. Plant Delights Nursery, Inc.… Continue Reading 2015 Free Seed Catalogs: Organic, Heirlooms, non GMO

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FREE Gardening Books

There are some great gardening books available on the internet for free. The following is a list of some special ones that are worth reading, or using as a reference. These are pdfs and not e-books. Enjoy.     We would like… Continue Reading FREE Gardening Books

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List of 10 Plants You Should Never Buy

 Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria)  Lily-of-the-Valley (Convallaria majalis)    Chameleon Plant (Houttuynia cordata)  Ribbon Grass (Phalaris arundinacea) Periwinkle (Vinca minor) Mint (Metha species)  Sedum acre  Lyme Grass (Leymus arenarius)  Running Bamboo  Bell Flower (Campanula punctata)  References: 1) Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria) Photo: Funki Sock… Continue Reading List of 10 Plants You Should Never Buy

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How To Pronounce Botanical Names

Many people are confused about the “correct” way to pronounce botanical names. Often people are insecure about this, and worry that they will “look stupid” if they get the name wrong. Relax! The good news is there is NO “correct”… Continue Reading How To Pronounce Botanical Names

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