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Today I’m heading over at 1 o’clock to Walmart to pick up my mobile order. It has a ton of things I need to get for my student gardeners. When the kids help me out in the garden, I put them in teams of two, and I generally have 6 to 8 kids helping me out in the garden on any given day. That means I need to have multiples of some of my favorite garden tools. So, today, I’m picking up ate whisk brooms and eight pruners. The whisk brooms are for some of the detailed work we will do along the garden paths. This year we will be...

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Did You Know Tarragon is an Artemisia?

July 16, 2020

Like all plants in the Artemisia (“AR-tah-MEE-zee-ah”) genus, Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) casts a gray and silvery foliage (although these pictures don’t reflect that.)    …

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Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening by Matt Mattus

September 1, 2020

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: From Garden to Grill by Elizabeth Orsini This book came out in 2017, and the subtitle is Over 250…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

August 3, 2020

by Eric Carle On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice…

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