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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice!  The first day of summer and the longest day of the year.  Lovely memories of a past summer solstice for …

How Plants Adapt to Harsh Climates

When we create beautiful, sustainable gardens, in tune with how nature would create them, we receive the benefits with easier care and …

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Want to Know My Favorite Tomatoes?

Heirloom tomatoes are an absolute must for hardiness, flavor and maximum nutrition.  In fact, heirloom varieties of most any vegetable are my first …

Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Earth Day comes once a year to celebrate our awareness of our connection to nature.  What’s most important though, is to recognize …

Garden Myths

Robert Pavlis’ goal is to expose garden myths.  A biochemist who has a 6 acre botanical garden in Ontario, Canada, (USDA zone 5) …