In the Garden Blog

Uncommon Tools of the Trade

Mini blinds, binder clips, pantyhose, milk jugs, cotton sheets, window screen, and diapers – read on to see what these items have in common. Winter is normally the time when gardeners take stock of their tools – cleaning, sharpening, repairing or replacing their shovels, trowels, and pruners in preparation for spring.   I certainly have my […]

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Guilt by association – Goldenrod’s undeserved bad rap

By all accounts, hay fever sufferers in the DFW Metroplex are going to have a tough time this fall.   A rainy spring and summer have provided optimum growing conditions for ragweed, the primary culprit responsible for itchy eyes and runny noses this time of year.  However, many folks mistake ragweed’s showy neighbor, goldenrod, as the […]

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