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Wednesday What's New: Mile a Minute Weed
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Wednesday, 19 March 2014
 Mile a minute weed
Speaking of invasive plants, here's another noxious one, the mile-a-minute weed, a prickly vine that has taken over much of the landscape in the Mid-Atlantic States.

Tuesday Tools & Products: Cold Frames
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Tuesday, 18 March 2014
cold frame
A cold frame, which is no more than a small shelter for plants, can extend your growing season wherever your location might be.

Monday Melange: American Wisteria
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Monday, 17 March 2014
American wisteria
American wisteria is not as an aggressive grower as the Asiatic wisterias, although it can hold its own and can grow as much as 30 feet in length.

Friday Five: Why Do You Garden?
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 14 March 2014
Why do you garden?
Gardening is a hobby that many people enjoy. Some people love it so much that they become professional gardeners. Why do you garden?

Thursday Techniques: Legacy of Lady Bird Johnson
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Thursday, 13 March 2014
Lady Bird Johnson in wildflower garden
Lady Bird Johnson is best remembered for her dedication to preserving native plants and beautifying our nation's highways.

Wednesday What’s New: A New Look at Local Food Systems
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Wednesday, 12 March 2014
local produce at grocery store
One might assume that a local food network like this might be of significance when it comes to reducing greenhouse gases (less fuel to transport produce) and increase nutrition (fresher produce is more nutritious)—but one would wrong.

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