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June 17, 2019 Reusing Potting Soil, Edwin Hunt, James Weldon Johnson, Alexander Braun, Nellie McClung, the University of Wisconsin’s Arboretum, Emily Dickinson, Joanne Shaw, The Plant Hunters by Carolyn Fry, Geranium Care, and Lajos Kossuth

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Do you change the oil in your window boxes and containers every spring? You really don’t need to – I don’t. Here’s what I do: I remove about a quarter to a third of the soil in my containers, and I put it in my potting soil bin. Then, I add a little perlite and compost to the original container, and that’s it. Any extra potting soil that I have leftover in my bin, I use for new containers.  …

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June 14, 2019 Sunflowers, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ruth Stout, President Harding, G. K. Chesterton, Emily Dickinson, In Bloom by Clare Nolan, Photo Friday, and Making Pineapple Flowers

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Are you planning to grow Sunflowers this year? Five years ago, Hans-Peter Schiffer toppled the Guinness World Record for the third year in a row – growing a sunflower that was 30’1″ tall! Over at the Facebook group for the show, you can check out a time-lapse video of sunflowers growing from seed to seed heads; just search for The Daily Gardener Community the next time you’re on Facebook and request to join.     Brevities #OTD It’s the birthday…

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June 13, 2019 Repurposed Planter Idea, Martha Washington, George Thurtell, David Douglas, William Butler Yeats, Charles Joseph Sauriol, The Flower Fix by Anna Potter, Love in a Mist, Nigella, and James Clerk Maxwell and his Peacock Gardeners

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My aunt Debbie in Des Moines sent me some fantastic pictures of a great portable elevated planter idea. She was at Lowes, and they had taken two old Weber grills and had spray-painted them different colors. Then, they turned them into planters. In between the two of them, they placed a bench. What a great idea. The fantastic idea a great way to repurpose old grills turn them into elevated beds that you could use for annuals – which is…

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