Articles tagged as gardens

Image A novel method for limiting rabbit damage and simultaneously fertilizing
By Lance Gardner on May 22, 2010

A few years ago, while trying to figure out how to get my son potty trained, I found the best method was to encourage him to water the flowers. He had a favorite spot to personally water, with two unanticipated benefits. Not quite toilet trained, but it worked.

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Image Seed starting
By Lance Gardner on September 11, 2010

As our gardening chores wane, as summer fades into fall, let's talk about what worked and what didn't work during our most recent gardening season. All those seed starting successes and failures are still fresh in our minds, so let's share them. It's a good opportunity to germinate some added features within our cubit, too. I have added in a perennial specific forum, moderated by Charlie (SunnyBorders), and Sharon (Sharran) is helping as an administrator.

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Image Perennials: Introduction
By Charlie Street on September 13, 2010

In gardening, a perennial plant is a winter hardy herbaceous plant; that is a plant which dies down to soil level at the end of the growing season and grows back in the next. The term perennial plant is further restricted to those plants which bloom over several years. A biennial, or at least a true biennial, only blooms once, namely in it’s second year.

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Image Myth #1: Perennials Never Need To Be Replaced.
By Charlie Street on October 1, 2010

There are several popular myths associated with perennial plants. One is that once purchased and planted all perennials will never have to be replaced. They will live for not just more than two years (more than a biennial), but actually for years and years. A second myth is that all perennials require little or no maintenance. Maintenance aside, some perennial species/cultivars just live longer than others.

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Perennials, Annuals & Veggies: Tips, Tricks & Pix

This cubit is so we can share gardening tips, tricks, ideas, and methods, and talk about what works and does not work. Of course, what works for one person may not work for another, so let’s share why methods may or may not work, as well.

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