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How to: Make Your Own Seed Tape
by John Tullock - August 2015
Gardening for Wildlife
by Scott Beuerlein - August 2015
For a long time I’ve wondered why all my friends are smarter than me. My whole life, I have been surrounded by genius-level friends, and I’ve often wondered why. I’m pretty sure I’m not terribly annoying. Sometimes I’m generous with a round. Occasionally I’m amusing, but still? After some of the best thought I’m capable of, I think I’ve got it figured out. I am not a genius, to be sure, but I am the right kind of smart. Bright enough to get concepts and ask good questions, but too stupid to remember details and (thankfully) get caught up in them. >> read article
Get Your Goat!
by Cathy Jean Maloney - August 2015
Enter the goats. These Old World herbivores, arguably the first domesticated animals, have been serving humankind for centuries. Nimble and natural climbers, goats can reach places mechanized lawn equipment cannot. From airports to municiple parks where goats are used to tame grass or clear invasives, land stewards are rediscovering the benefits of goats over gas guzzlers. >> read article
Digiplexis ‘Berry Canary’
by Susan Martin - August 2015
Use ‘Berry Canary’ in your landscape and containers just like you would a foxglove. It makes a strong statement as a thriller in combination containers and brings season-long color to garden beds. The mounded rosette of large, dark green leaves is topped with sturdy scapes lined with exotic looking hot pink flowers with a creamy yellow, spotted throat. Buy Digiplexis in bloom at the garden center and it will be a blooming powerhouse for you the entire season. Since it is only winter hardy to Zone 8 and has very specific chilling requirements to initiate blooms, it is best to buy Digiplexis every year. >> read article