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Monday Melange: Columbine
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Monday, 24 August 2015
Columbines are graceful perennial wildflowers that have been domesticated for the garden but are still found in the wild, particularly in the western US.

Friday Five: Grow Your Own Insect Repellents
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 21 August 2015
Lemon balm
Let’s set the record straight. Despite our wishful thinking, there is no such thing as a plant that repels mosquitoes.

Thursday Tips & Techniques: Milkweeds and Monarchs
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Thursday, 20 August 2015
Native to the US, the common milkweed plant is a host plant for the larvae of the monarch butterfly. So the next time you spot a milkweed plant in your flower garden instead of pulling it out, do the monarch butterflies a favor and just leave it.

Wednesday What’s New: Rocky Mountain Wildflowers
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Rocky mountain wildflowers
Scientists take a look at the impacts of a shorter growing season for wildflowers in the Rocky Mountains.

Tuesday Tools & Products: Smart Pots
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Smart Pot
Used by commercial tree growers for over 20 years, the Smart Pot is a soft-sided, fabric container with enough rigidity to hold its shape—perfect for container gardening at home too.
Monday Melange: Wild Blue Phlox
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Monday, 17 August 2015
Wild Blue Phlox
The beautiful wild blue or woodland phlox is a wildflower native to the eastern half of North America that is perfect for naturalized gardens.

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