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    Regional Picks: Late-Winter Interest – Northeast

        1. Weeping Norway Spruce Name: Picea abies ‘Pendula’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7 Size: Up to 5 feet tall; width is variable and controllable Conditions: Sun to partial…

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    Top 12 Tiny Hostas

    Hostas (Hosta spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–9) are a staple in almost every perennial garden that enjoys open shade; fertile, well-drained soil; and extended cold weather. They have…

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    Garlic Basics

    Ask a gardener what signals the arrival of spring and you’ll likely hear one of these common answers: “the daffodils showing up,” “the robins returning,” and “the sun intensifying.” My…

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    Grow Tomatoes Vertically to Enhance Your Harvest

    Tomatoes are delicious, abundant, and easy to love, but the plants on which they grow can be a challenge. Left to their own devices, tomato plants will sprawl over the…

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    How to Buy a Tree

    Trees are generally the priciest and most permanent plants gardeners will buy in their lifetime, so most of us want to ensure that the one we select at the nursery…

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    Dare to Divide Your Peonies

    Would you like to have a few more peonies in your garden but hesitate because of the cost? If you already have a large herbaceous peony, you can divide its…