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Wednesday Whatís New: Spotted Flowers & Flies
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Wednesday, 30 December 2009
Jewelweed
Have you ever wondered why some flowers have spots? Itís probably due to an evolutionary mechanism called insect mimicry. In other words, those spots on the flower petals attract the insects that pollinate them.

 
Wednesday Whatís New: Growing Greener Poinsettias
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Wednesday, 23 December 2009
Poinsettias
Researchers are experimenting with growing poinsettias in cooler temperatures to save money on heating costs and reduce the amount of energy needed to grow these Christmas plants.

 
Friday Five: This Yearís Favorite Gardening Books
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 11 December 2009
favorite gardening books
If winter winds are blowing your way, it's probably time to head indoors and hunker down with a good book--or two.

 
Friday Five: What to Do With All of Those Leaves
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 27 November 2009
pile of leaves
With winter fast approaching, itís time to get rid of all those leaves covering the ground. Wondering what to do with them? Read on!

 
Friday Five: Winterizing the Garden
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Friday, 20 November 2009
winterizing the garden
In many parts of the country winter has already arrived, but if winter winds haven't blown your way yet this weekend might be your last opportunity to prepare your plants for winter.

 
Thursday Techniques: It's Hosta Cleanup Time!
Written by Heleigh Bostwick    Thursday, 12 November 2009
Hosta
Itís November and that means itís time to clean up your hosta beds.

 
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