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august 2011

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August 16, 2011 | Flower Tips and Ideas

Petunias and other deep blues may repel pests

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The deep blues and purples of blueberries, plums and petunias may be composed of pest-fighting chemical compounds, the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service reports. [... Read More ]

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August 15, 2011 | Flower Tips and Ideas

Replace shrubs for flowers for low-maintenance gardening

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Gardening is hard work. Although the reward of beautiful, colorful blooms is well worth it for many people, gardeners who are growing older may want to redesign their gardens to allow for floral elegance well into their golden years. [... Read More ]

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August 12, 2011 | Flower Tips and Ideas

Sunny blooms make a garden and a bouquet

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When the weather is hot, gardeners need to be prepared by planting hardy flowers that can take the heat. [... Read More ]

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August 11, 2011 | Flower Tips and Ideas

How to keep plants healthy longer

by webdev

This summer has been one of the hottest in recent memory, with temperatures reaching the triple digits. [... Read More ]

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August 10, 2011 | Floral Trends

When the concrete jungle was green

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New York City is now considered a concrete jungle, and its tall buildings, expansive sidewalks and roads make it difficult to imagine that it was once covered in forests, fields and marshes. [... Read More ]

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August 09, 2011 | Floral Trends

Lady Gaga brings sunflowers to a friend in NYC

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Lady Gaga is certainly one to set trends, and she did just that with sunflowers last night. The pop star was seen carrying a blooming bouquet of the seasonal flowers in New York City as she made her way to a friend's house, Celebrity-Gossip.net reports. [... Read More ]

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August 08, 2011 | Floral Trends

Rare flower found blooming in the U.K.

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The crested cow-wheat, a rare flower found in only a small region of East Anglia in England, was spotted in Bedford Borough recently, the British AboutMyArea website reports. [... Read More ]

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August 05, 2011 | Parties and Events

Flowers get evaluated in Colorado

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People from around the world visited Colorado State University's (CSU) trial garden recently to decide whether the plants were faring well in the state's climate, 9News reports. [... Read More ]

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August 05, 2011 | Floral Trends

Gardens offer comfort, awareness for Alzheimer's

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Gardens have the ability to soothe many people, but recently, experts have discovered ways to design gardens to especially benefit Alzheimer's patients, the Chicago Tribune reports. [... Read More ]

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August 04, 2011 | Flower Tips and Ideas

How to enjoy the best possible garden now

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August is the grand finale of garden season, and gardeners can expect their beds to put on a stunning farewell show. [... Read More ]