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8 Nostalgic Garden Flowers Worth Revisiting For Charm, Aroma

In Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play, Our Town, heliotrope flowers connect two sets of characters who gather to inhale their intoxicating scent in the moonlight. Heliotropes, then common, are, indeed, wonderfully fragranced. Yet somehow, they’ve fallen out of favor in American gardens.

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Best Ways To Protect Skin From Sun Damage

In a recent survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults gave themselves high ratings for sun protection and most reported that sun protection is more important to them now than it was five years ago.

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Top Garden Trends And Expert Tips For Success

Interest in gardening continues to blossom as more people decide to exercise their green thumb and make the most of their outdoor spaces. Whether it’s a quaint balcony, large backyard garden or front yard landscaping, gardening opportunities are bountiful.

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Gardening, seeds, seedlings, pots

Gardening: Shop Wisely When Buying ‘Starts,’ Or Seedlings

Many gardeners don’t start all their plants from seed. We buy “starts,” or seedlings, nursery-grown plants to transplant into our gardens and containers.

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Garden Trends And Expert Tips For Success

Interest in gardening continues to blossom as more people decide to exercise their green thumb and make the most of their outdoor spaces. Whether it’s a quaint balcony, large backyard garden or front yard landscaping, gardening opportunities are bountiful.

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When To Start Planting Seeds Indoors? Check Your Frost Date

February marks the midpoint of winter, and with spring just over the horizon, many gardeners are dreaming of sunny days and dirty fingernails. For those looking to get a jump on the growing season, starting seeds indoors offers the most gratifying option.

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