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Celebrate The New Year Of Trees

The Jewish ‘New Year of Trees’ is a traditional time to count the trees and see how they’re doing. You can do the same in your own yard.

02/04/2015

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Witch Hazels In Full Bloom At Morris Arboretum

What’s blooming this time of year? Not a lot, but witch hazels are among the few shrubs that do flower in winter.

02/03/2015

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Ostrich Ferns Offer Something For Every Season

Native to the northeast, ostrich ferns fill shady spots with lush greenery through summer and fall. – and add a touch of interest to your garden through winter as well.

02/02/2015

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Not Too Late To Protect Pots

If you didn’t move or cover outdoor pots yet, it’s still a good idea – even if they’re concrete!

01/28/2015

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Learn Everything About Butterflies

Learn ‘everything you don’t know about butterflies’ during a presentation Feb 3rd at Delaware Valley College.

01/27/2015

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Native Hydrangea Handles The Cold

Time will tell if those old-fashioned and not originally from this country pink and blue hydrangeas will survive this winter, but our native hydrangeas will surely bounce back.

01/26/2015

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Artistic Twist Makes Plants And Gardens Sparkle

I thought at first they were fake, but it turns out that for years now, people have been glittering real plants.

01/21/2015

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How To Help The Birds Through Winter

By Phran Novelli PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On a quiet winter’s day, some of the busiest and noisiest spots in my neighborhood are the bird feeders in people’s yards. If you join about 65 million other […]

01/20/2015

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Look Forward To Spring At Free Lecture On ‘Perennials With Pizzazz’

If you’ve already had enough of winter, here’s a chance to look ahead to spring and all the pretty perennials you can soon be planting.

01/19/2015

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Local Gardens Need Volunteers

If you’re off on Monday and haven’t made plans to volunteer yet, why not lend a hand at a garden?

01/14/2015

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Volunteering To Clean And Sort Seeds Can Be Sort Of Special

Keeping and sharing seeds not only saves you money, it helps to preserve and propagate plants, and also connects us to our past, future, and to one another.

01/13/2015

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Keep Off The Grass In Cold Months

Walking on, driving over, or just dragging the trash can across your lawn in winter, can seriously injure your grass!

01/12/2015

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Grow A Garden That Plants Itself

By Phran Novelli PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Ahhh….a garden that plants itself. If that sounds good to you too, head to the Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware this Saturday for a short course about the […]

01/07/2015

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Take A Gardening Class At The Barnes

If you made a New Year’s resolution or are just looking for something to do, why not take a class or two to learn more about gardening?

01/06/2015

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Every Reason To Go To PA Farm Show

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is fun for all ages and a fabulous demonstration of all the great stuff that grows here.

01/05/2015

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