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10-02-11 Fall Flowers
09-18-11 Fall Gardening To-Do List
09-18-11 Fall Gardening To-Do List
08-28-11 Tomatoes
08-21-11 Get Ready for Fall Gardening
08-14-11 Tomato and Tobacco Hornworms
08-07-11 Basil
07-31-11 Amorphophallus titanum, Titan Arum a.k.a. "Corpse Flower"
07-24-11 Hydrangeas
07-17-11 Daylily-- Hemerocallis
07-10-11 Zucchini
07-03-11 Zinnias
06-26-11 Cucumbers
06-19-11 Strawberries-- Fragaria spp.
06-12-11 Container Gardening with Succulents
06-05-11 Deer and Rabbit Damage in the Landscape
05-29-11 Swans in Illinois
05-22-11 Bottle Trees
05-15-11 Container Gardening Tips and Tricks
05-08-11 Horseradish
05-01-11 Arkansas Blue Star, Amsonia hubrichtii, 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year
04-17-11 Rhizosphaera Needle Cast vs. the Colorado Blue Spruce
04-10-11 Creeping Charlie
04-03-11 Spring Lawn Care
04-02-11 Rain Barrels
03-27-11 Plant a Kitchen Garden
03-20-11 Daffodil, Narcissus, or Jonquil?
03-13-11 Wild Violets
03-06-11 Primroses
02-27-11 Pruning
02-20-11 Indestructible Houseplants
02-13-11 Florigraphy (the meaning of flowers)
02-06-11 Winter Storms and the Landscape
01-30-11 American Robin
01-23-11 Managing Houseplant Pests
01-16-11 Clementines
01-09-11 Coffee as Fertilizer?
01-02-11 Clivia
12-26-10 Holiday Spices
12-19-10 Gifts for Gardeners
12-12-10 Black Walnuts
12-05-10 Christmas Cactus
11-28-10 Poinsettias
11-21-10 Cranberry Production
11-14-10 Winter Squash
11-07-10 Rosemary
10-31-10 Carving the Perfect Pumpkin
10-24-10 Overwintering Tender Bulbs & Tropical Plants
10-17-10 Bulb Forcing
10-10-10 Honeyberry
10-03-10 Garlic
09-26-10 Golden Hakone Grass
09-19-10 Master Gardeners Help Others Learn to Grow
09-12-10 Asters
09-05-10 Chrysanthemums
08-29-10 Seed Saving
08-22-10 Caryopteris
08-15-10 Sasddleback Caterpillar
08-08-10 Plants & the Weather
08-01-10 Common Tomato Problems
07-25-10 Creating Serenity in the Garden
07-18-10 Viburnum
07-11-10 Ornamental Grasses
07-04-10 Blueberries
06-27-10 Butterfly Gardening
06-20-10 Japanese Beetles-- Popillia japonica
06-13-10 Watersmart Gardening
06-06-10 Apricots
05-30-10 Oriental Poppies
05-23-10 Rhubarb
05-16-10 Composting
05-09-10 Not the Same Old Container Garden
05-02-10 Bergenia
04-25-10 Wisteria
04-18-10 Spring Houseplant Care
04-11-10 Seven Sons Tree
04-04-10 Hoya
03-27-10 Slow... Gardening Ahead
03-21-10 Fairy Gardens
03-14-10 Edible Centerpieces
03-07-10 Cast Iron Plant-- Aspidistra elatior
02-28-10 False Indigo, Baptisia australis, 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year
02-21-10 Lipstick Plant-- Aeschynanthus radicans
02-14-10 Cut Flower Care
02-07-10 Hypertufa
01-31-10 Starfruit
01-24-10 ZZ Plant-- Zamioculcas zamiifolia
01-17-10 Pomegranate
01-10-10 Sansevieria (Snake Plant)
01-03-10 New Plants for 2010
12-27-09 Keeping Gift Plants Healthy
12-20-09 Gifts for Gardeners
12-13-09 Vanilla
12-06-09 Cyclamen
11-29-09 Sage (Salvia)
11-22-09 Indian Corn
11-15-09 What is a Proven Winner?
11-08-09 American Bittersweet
11-05-09 Late Blooming Clematis
11-01-09 Euonymus
10-18-09 Spring Bulbs
10-11-09 Bonsai
10-04-09 Fall Gardening To-Do List
09-27-09 Bletilla striata–Chinese Ground Orchid
09-13-09 Costmary-- Chrysanthemum balsamita or Tanacetum balsamita
09-06-09 Seedless Watermelon
08-30-09 Coreopsis
08-23-09 Blackberries
08-16-09 Homegrown Tomatoes
08-09-09 Skunks
08-02-09 Deer and Rabbit Damage in the Landscape
07-26-09 Diamond Frost® Euphorbia
07-19-09 Ornamental Peppers
07-12-09 Hardy Hibiscus
07-10-09 Chinese (Tropical) Hibiscus
06-28-09 Strawberries-- Fragaria spp.
06-21-09 Panicled Golden Raintree-- Koelreuteria paniculata
06-14-09 Hummingbirds
06-07-09 Lavender
05-31-09 Ptilotus exaltatus 'Joey'
05-24-09 Fanfare Spreading Impatiens
05-17-09 Paperbark Maple-- Acer griseum
05-10-09 Ben Franklin Tree-- Franklinia alatamaha
05-03-09 Heuchera-- Coral Bells
04-26-09 Calla Lilies
04-19-09 Horseradish
04-12-09 Rose Rosette Disease
04-05-09 Gardening on a Shoestring
03-29-09 Easter Lily
03-22-09 Spring Lawn Care
03-15-09 Microgreens
03-08-09 Lithops
03-01-09 Streptocarpus
02-22-09 Blue Roses
02-15-09 Ornamental Grasses
02-08-09 Vegetable Garden Design
02-01-09 Pruning
01-18-09 Terrariums
01-11-09 Coffee
01-04-09 Snowrose or Tree of a Thousand Stars (Serissa foetida)
12-28-08 Amaryllis
12-21-08 Gifts for Gardeners
12-07-08 Clivia
11-23-08 Holiday Centerpiece Ideas
11-16-08 Apple Cider
11-09-08 Overwintering Tropical Plants
11-02-08 Mice
10-26-08 Winter Squash
10-19-08 Pawpaw
10-12-08 Planting Trees
10-05-08 Fall Lawn Care
09-28-08 Fall Flowers
09-21-08 Honeycrisp Apples
09-14-08 Emerald Ash Borer Update
09-07-08 Groundhogs
08-31-08 Planting Fall Perennials
08-24-08 Seed Saving
08-17-08 Water-wise Gardening
08-10-08 Night Gardening
08-03-08 Salvia
07-27-08 Hydrangeas
07-20-08 Get Ready for Fall Gardening
07-13-08 Tomatoes
07-06-08 Raspberries
06-29-08 Dwarf Alberta Spruce
06-22-08 Liriope
06-15-08 Thyme
06-08-08 Cucumbers
06-01-08 Zinnias
05-25-08 Jacob's Ladder
05-18-08 Calibrachoa
05-11-08 Container Gardening
05-04-08 Apricots
04-27-08 Flowering Crabapple
04-20-08 Lilacs
04-13-08 Spring Salad Greens
04-06-08 Crabgrass
03-30-08 Spring Crocus
03-23-08 Hyacinth
03-16-08 Master Gardeners Help Others Learn to Grow
03-09-08 Sprouts
03-02-08 Miracle Fruit
02-24-08 Ginseng
02-10-08 Dracaena
02-03-08 Mangoes
01-27-08 Bay Laurel
01-20-08 Olives
01-13-08 Grapefruit
12-30-07 New Plants for a New Year
12-23-07 American Chestnut
12-16-07 Yule logs
12-09-07 Christmas Cactus
12-02-07 Gifts for Gardeners
11-25-07 Rosemary
11-18-07 Currants & Gooseberries
11-11-07 Black Walnut
11-04-07 Blueberries
10-28-07 Carving the Perfect Pumpkin
10-21-07 TLC for Landscapes this Fall
10-14-07 Extending the Growing Season
10-07-07 Chrysanthemums
09-30-07 Asters
09-23-07 Gourds
09-16-07 Dahlias
09-09-07 Apples & Johnny Appleseed
09-02-07 Fall Crocus
08-26-07 Eggplant
08-19-07 Geranium
08-12-07 Watermelon
08-05-07 Caryopteris
07-29-07 Cantaloupe or muskmelon?
07-22-07 Butterfly Bush
07-16-07 Salad Tables
07-08-07 Plumbago
07-01-07 Emerald Ash Borer Update
06-24-07 Caladium
06-17-07 Chinese Hibiscus
06-10-07 Hardy Banana-- Musa basjoo
06-03-07 Cicadas
05-27-07 Oriental Poppies
05-20-07 Annuals
05-13-07 Coral Bells-- Heuchera
05-06-07 Deer and Rabbit Damage in the Landscape
04-29-07 Planting Trees
04-22-07 Honeybees and Colony Collapse Disorder
04-15-07 Primroses
04-08-07 Passion flower
04-01-07 Hardiness and Heat Zones
03-25-07 Winter Aconite-- Eranthis hyemalis
03-18-07 “Irish” or “White” Potatoes
03-11-07 Forsythia
03-04-07 Ficus
02-25-07 Asian Pears
02-18-07 Resurrection Fern
02-11-07 Avocados
02-04-07 Key Limes
01-28-07 Tu Bishvat
01-21-07 Managing Houseplant Pests
01-14-07 A Prescription for Cabin Fever: Start Seeds Indoors
01-07-07 Rex Begonias
12-31-06 Norfolk Island Pine
12-24-06 Holly
12-17-06 Live Christmas Trees
12-05-06 Storm Damaged Trees
12-03-06 Mistletoe
11-26-06 Amaryllis
11-19-06 Yam or Sweet Potato?
11-12-06 Cranberry Production
11-05-06 Voles
10-29-06 Giant Pumpkins
10-22-06 Osage Orange-- Maclura pomifera
10-15-06 Wooly Worms & the Weather
10-08-06 Turnip Greens
10-01-06 American Persimmon
09-24-06 Rain Gardens
09-17-06 Garlic
09-10-06 Chile Peppers
09-03-06 Basil-- Ocimum basilicum
08-27-06 Zucchini
08-20-06 Homegrown Tomatoes
08-13-06 Horsetail (Scouring) Rush-- Equisetum
08-06-06 Butterfly Gardening
07-30-06 Chicory -- Cichorium intybus
07-23-06 Blossom-End Rot
07-16-06 Daylily-- Hemerocallis
07-09-06 Japanese Beetle-- Popillia japonica
07-02-06 Coneflower-- Echinacea
06-25-06 Emerald Ash Borer-- Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire
06-18-06 Stevia rebaudiana
06-09-06 Strawberries-- Fragaria spp.
05-28-06 Knock Out™ Roses
05-21-06 Wild Columbine-- Aquilegia canadensis
05-14-06 Iris
05-07-06 Phlox
04-30-06 Asparagus
04-16-06 Easter Lily-- Lilium longiflorum
04-09-06 Hyssop
04-02-06 Gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa)
03-26-06 Daffodil, Narcissus, or Jonquil?
03-19-06 Saffron
03-12-06 Shamrocks
03-05-06 Seeds are Surprising
02-26-06 Sago Palm Cycas revoluta
02-19-06 Pomegranate Punica granatum L.
02-12-06 Florigraphy (the meaning of flowers)
02-05-06 Vermicomposting
01-29-06 Clementines
01-22-06 Bromeliads
01-22-06 Top Ten Houseplants
01-15-06 Clivia
01-01-06 Black-eyed Peas and the New Year
12-25-05 O Christmas Tree
12-18-05 Poinsettia’s Popularity
12-11-05 Poinsettia History
12-04-05 Japanese Yew Taxus cuspidata
11-27-05 American Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua
11-20-05 Ornamental Purple Millet ‘Purple Majesty’ Pennisetum glaucum
11-13-05 Cover crops
11-06-05 Ornamental Kale-- Brassica oleracea
10-30-05 Eastern White Pine-- Pinus Strobus
10-23-05 Ornamental Sweet Potato
10-16-05 Tapioca Slime, Brefeldia maxima
10-09-05 Bougainvillea
10-02-05 Hibiscus ‘Blue Satin’
09-25-05 Garden Spider, Argiope aurantia
09-18-05 Plumeria
09-11-05 Gladiolus
09-04-05 Ornamental Peppers
08-28-05 Seedless Watermelon
08-21-05 Tomatoes
08-14-05 Zinnia elegans ‘Swizzle Cherry and Ivory’
08-07-05 ‘Double Delight™’ Rose
07-31-05 New Guinea Impatiens Impatiens hawkeri ‘Sonic Pink Magic’
07-24-05 Gazania rigens ‘Gazoo Clear Vanilla’
07-17-05 Peace Rose
07-10-05 Clematis ‘Jackmanii Superba’
07-03-05 Marigolds
06-26-05 Ginkgo biloba ‘Autumn Gold’
06-19-05 Wave™ Petunias
06-12-05 Profusion® Zinnias
06-05-05 Gaillardia 'Fanfare'
05-29-05 Lion's Head Japanese Maple
05-22-05 Prairie Trillium
05-15-05 Wild Violets
05-08-05 Tulips
05-01-05 Spring Mums
04-24-05 Crab Apple
04-10-05 Grow a Pineapple!
04-03-05 Himalayan Blue Poppy
03-27-05 Easter Lilies
03-20-05 Oxalis
03-13-05 Kalanchoe
02-27-05 English Ivy
02-13-05 Brassocattleya Maikai Mayumi
02-06-05 Miniature Roses
01-23-05 Phalaenopsis
01-16-05 African Violets in the U.S.
01-09-05 Discovering African Violets
12-26-04 Amaryllis
12-19-04 Poinsettia 'Winter Rose'
12-12-04 Christmas Cactus
12-05-04 Cyclamen
11-21-04 Vanilla
10-31-04 Pumpkins!
10-24-04 Sugar Maple
10-16-04 Daffodils
09-26-04 Fall Pansies
09-12-04 Sedum
09-05-04 Purple Fountain Grass
08-29-04 Redwood Burls