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Plant Profiles

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Blue false indigo grows three to four feet tall and three to four feet wide in an upright habit.

Basil Basics
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Basil is certainly the most popular summer herb in local gardens.

Citrus Tasting
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Lance Walheim might be just about the smartest guy around when it comes to growing citrus in gardens.

Peonies
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Serious gardeners love a challenge, especially when it comes to zones, frost, temperatures and all that boring technical stuff.

History of Potatoes
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Fingerling Potatoes

Wollemia nobilis
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It's been called the botanical discovery of the century.

Wild Tomatoes
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I often feel sorry for my daughter. But at least she’ll have plenty of stories to tell her children.

African Daisy
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If you are a backyard gardener, your introduction to plant names probably came from plant labels, seed packets, maybe some plant catalogs or books and probably several casual conversations.

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