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January Chores for the Low-Maintenance Gardener

Time for this low-maintenance gardener to report on what I’m really doing in the garden in January.

Keeping records and planning

Oh, about a year ago I urged readers to  catch up with …

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Super-Tough Plants for Curb Gardens

by Susan Harris
Who SAYS the strip of land between your sidewalk and the street has to be covered with turfgrass?  Okay, in some places the government actually …

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Great Native Plants for the Garden

by Susan Harris
Native plants are in the news these days, and we’re being encouraged by environmental groups to include them in our garden.  Why?  Of all the reasons given, the best case for …

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Tips for Spring Clean-up

by Gardening Coach Susan Harris

Like gardeners everywhere, I’m mulch-deep in the biggest job in the garden all year – the spring clean-up and cover-up – and like most gardenbloggers, I have my …

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