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For the first time ever, the public is able to see a private scrapbook about the Kennedy Rose Garden created by Jackie Kennedy herself in 1966 as a gift to …

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Site of the Agricultural Research Service’s Food Quality Laboratory How does a gardenblogger find something to write about in December?  By jumping at the chance to taste-test produce for the …

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The Garden Designers Roundtable invited the Lawn Reform Coalition to be their guest blogger(s) this month, combining forces to publish 19 articles about Lawn Replacement on the same day, and …

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I took a break from leaf clean-up the other day (one of the penalties I pay for my garden’s wonderful woodland site) and took a walk to enjoy the late …

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Nowhere else on the planet will you find anything that compares to the geeky and up-to-date Garden Rant coverage of hackberries. Last week’s Guest Rant by Scott Beuerlein nudged the …

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Beyond the campsite’s irrigated lawn, the view of native scrub-covered hills. Recently I went camping near my new home in Boise. I sat down with a cup of coffee and …

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This is a long-simmering rant about the many ways the term “invasive” causes confusion, and more.  DO weigh in with alternatives, pushback, and rants of your own. “Invasive” as synonym …

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Shutterstock photo My excitement for wild plants is as far afield from Mad Max: Fury Road as you can imagine. My best botanizing adventures, by comparison, would be more like …

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  High up in a white pine last summer, on our farm in Salvisa, Kentucky, I spotted something odd. I called my neighbor Otis Knox and asked him if he’d …

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  my industrious new friends are working hard to make this world a little greener!   I have a few thousand new pets. A couple of weeks ago, two lovely …

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