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No More Trenching!! -- Tool for Nearly Painless Irrigation Pipe InstallationNo More Trenching!! -- Tool for Nearly Painless Irrigation Pipe Installation
By evermorelawnless, March 3, 2015

After having installed several PVC-based irrigation systems in my Utah yards, there had to be a better way. There is, and I found it. This article describes a nearly painless way - using a tool that I invented - to install black poly irrigation pipe with little impact to the lawn or gardens. It's been an incredible sweat/labor-saver for me.

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Feedlot Panel ArborsFeedlot Panel Arbors
By beckygardener, March 2, 2015

Do you need an easy and inexpensive way to make sturdy and long-lasting arbors that can be used to grow most climbing plants? I've got just the project for you!

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Use a Palette Knife To Remove Seedlings for Potting UpUse a Palette Knife To Remove Seedlings for Potting Up
By abhege, March 1, 2015

Because it is flat and narrow, a palette knife can be a useful tool for seed starting.

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Brightly Colored Berries for Winter Beauty and Attracting Songbirds.Brightly Colored Berries for Winter Beauty and Attracting Songbirds.
By Newyorkrita, February 28, 2015

An easily accomplished way of adding interest and color to your winter garden is by planting winter fruiting shrubs.

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ATP Podcast #80: Seed Starting and Much MoreATP Podcast #80: Seed Starting and Much More
By dave, February 27, 2015

In this week's episode we talk all about our favorite techniques of seed starting, including the paper towel method. We also discuss important information: preventing damping off, soil selection, etc. Trish shares from her pinboard of bad ideas, and gives us an inspiring look at garden poppies.

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Horned Melon Part Two, or  'Everything But the Horns'Horned Melon Part Two, or 'Everything But the Horns'
By greene, February 27, 2015

Plant Sister is at it again, using almost every part of something as food. [center] She says, "I learned from my mother about many things: Do not throw away food or let it go to waste". Written by Plant Sister and greene

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Tree Trimming Companies Are Great Sources for MulchTree Trimming Companies Are Great Sources for Mulch
By Skiekitty, February 26, 2015

If you need mulch and lots of it, contact a local tree trimming company. Usually they're willing to just give you the mulch for free if you can come and pick it up, or they'll charge you a nominal delivery fee if they're in the area.

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When Rooting in Water Is Just Not EnoughWhen Rooting in Water Is Just Not Enough
By mjsponies, February 25, 2015

Lots of plants seem to root well in water. When you pot them up, however, they seem to decline, or fail to grow at all and die.

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Winter Doesn't End the Beauty of Your GardenWinter Doesn't End the Beauty of Your Garden
By jvdubb, February 24, 2015

Some gardeners mourn the end of their growing season when plants die back. Some gardeners work hard in the fall, cleaning out their beds and cutting everything back for tidiness. While there are reasons to cut back some plants, I've come to love my winterscape when things are left as is.

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By KentPfeiffer on Mar 3, 2015 12:35 PM, concerning plant: Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Kewpie')

Originally registered as a Miniature Tall Bearded Iris, since reclassified as a Border Bearded Iris

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By KentPfeiffer on Mar 2, 2015 7:43 PM, concerning plant: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pussycat Pink')

BRIGHT pink flowers. Blooms heavily, but the flowers tend to sit down in the foliage a bit so I haven't been able to get a very good picture of it, yet.

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By KentPfeiffer on Mar 2, 2015 7:39 PM, concerning plant: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Purple Tiger')

A unique iris with the black texture veins. A bit of a shy bloomer so far in my garden.

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By KentPfeiffer on Mar 2, 2015 7:34 PM, concerning plant: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lemon Twist')

My favorite yellow SDB. Love the variation in color across the petals and the blue beards. Strong grower that always blooms heavily for me.

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By KentPfeiffer on Mar 2, 2015 7:31 PM, concerning plant: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Coyote Moon')

Cherry little iris. Nicely ruffled for an SDB.

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