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It's Daisies and Coneflowers week!
The Top 25 DaisiesThe Top 25 Daisies
By dave, August 2, 2014

We know coneflowers are grown and loved by all, but what about daisies? There are 24 genera in our database that contain plants that are considered daisies. Among such a vast reach of plants, which are the most popular among ATP members? Let's have a look!

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Recycle Old FountainsRecycle Old Fountains
By rocklady, August 1, 2014

When we decided to replace the fountain in our sunroom, we thought of another use.

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All Members Are Invited To Judge the Caladiums Photo Contest!All Members Are Invited To Judge the Caladiums Photo Contest!
By dave, August 1, 2014

The 2014 Caladiums photo contest, sponsored by Caladium Bulbs 4 Less, is now finished and 174 photos have been entered. Come check out all the great photos and pick your favorites. The winners will get some great prizes!

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Lasagna GardeningLasagna Gardening
By foraygardengirl, July 31, 2014

Start a new garden by planting right on top of your lawn!

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ATP Podcast #66: Summer Chores and Preparing for Fall GardeningATP Podcast #66: Summer Chores and Preparing for Fall Gardening
By dave, July 30, 2014

TODO items for late summer, presented by Trish, and preparing for the fall garden, presented by Dave! The month of July is coming to a close and that means it's time to start thinking about the fall gardening season. But wait, you might say, we're in the dog days of summer, and you're already talking about fall gardening? Yes indeed, now is the time to get your fall gardening plans in order.

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Bring a Snake into Your Home!Bring a Snake into Your Home!
By fiwit, July 29, 2014

On Oct 31, 1997, I discovered a baby rattlesnake in my home office, curled up behind my chair. That is NOT the kind of snake I recommend you bring into your house. Instead, adopt a Snake Plant, also called Mother-in-Law's Tongue. The perfect house plant, it's easy to grow, difficult to kill, and its broad leaves make it very effective at removing toxins from the air.

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Use Tomato Cages To Protect Plants from DogsUse Tomato Cages To Protect Plants from Dogs
By holity, July 28, 2014

When it's hard to separate your dogs and your plants, some plants run the risk of getting stomped into oblivion or dug out. Here's a low-cost solution.

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Sphagnum Moss vs. Peat MossSphagnum Moss vs. Peat Moss
By drdawg, July 27, 2014

If there ever is confusion concerning plant products, interpreting the labeling of sphagnum moss and peat moss is high on the list.

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Our Herb SpiralOur Herb Spiral
By dave, July 26, 2014

In early 2012 we built an herb spiral and it has since become a cornerstone of our gardens. Allow me to take a moment to share with you how and why we built this amazingly useful garden structure.

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By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 9:37 PM, concerning plant: Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Ruta graveolens (Rue) is a larval host plant for the Black Swallowtail and Giant Swallowtail butterflies.

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By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 9:34 PM, concerning plant: Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Rosmarinus officinalis is a useful companion plant in the garden that reportedly helps to repel the Cabbage White butterfly, bean beetle, carrot fly, Mexican bean beetle, slugs, and snails.

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By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 9:31 PM, concerning plant: Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

Hibiscus syriacus is a larval host plant for the Grey Hairstreak Butterfly.

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By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 9:28 PM, concerning plant: Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Cercis canadensis is a larval host for Henry's Elfin Butterfly and the Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly.

In addition, according to NPIN, this flowering tree has special value to native & bumble bees, and provides native bees with nesting structure and materials.

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By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 9:23 PM, concerning plant: Pink Evening Primrose (Oenothera speciosa)

According to NPIN, Oenothera speciosa has special value to native bees, and its seed capsules attract birds, especially finches.

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