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Friday Five: Dog-Proofing the Garden
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 18 September 2015
Dog digging in garden
After writing about cat-proofing the garden, a reader wrote to ask about dog-proofing the garden.

Thursday Tips: Help Plants Beat the Heat
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Thursday, 17 September 2015
Watering plants
When September rolls around it can still be hot and dry in the garden--and plants can droop, even if your garden is filled with native plants.

Wednesday What's New: Wetlands for Pollution Filtration
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Wetlands filter pollutants
Numerous studies have demonstrated that artificially created wetlands work quite well for filtering pollutants and one California community is testing whether it works for municipal wastewater treatment.

Tuesday Tools & Products: Groundhog Control
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Punxsutawney Phil may be cute on TV, but groundhogs also known as woodchucks or whistle pigs, are usually just a nuisance in the garden.

Monday Melange: Purple Coneflower
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Monday, 14 September 2015
Purple coneflower
Purple coneflower is a native perennial species that is not only attractive, but is drought tolerant.

Friday Five: Kid-Friendly Gardening Projects
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 11 September 2015
Child planting sunflower
When choosing gardening projects for children, think in terms of bright colors, shapes, and the “fun factor”.

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