Have you seen the garden at the Civic Garden Center along Reading Road with the tall sunflowers? Below the sunflowers is a cutting garden, but not the usual kind. Most cutting gardens these days are patches of long-stemmed annuals in …

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Winter Sowing: The Cure for Cabin Fever!

I was recently introduced to a very intriguing concept in seed starting, called winter sowing.  A friend of mine explained that she has been using this method for several years to start seeds of perennial plants, and that some people …

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