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2008-08-17 18:00:23

By Booker T Leigh Trees are an important part of your landscape. However, given our weather, keeping them alive is sometimes hard to do. Water is very important for their survival and growth. Drought conditions can lead to tree decline, pest problems and diseases.

2008-07-26 18:00:22

By Hannah Stephenson SO YOU'RE away for two weeks in the summer holidays, when your crops are at their peak, your bedding plants need deadheading regularly and everything, especially hanging baskets and containers, needs watering.

2008-07-21 15:00:35

Proper watering in summer is vital to keeping your landscape healthy. But it has additional benefits, too, including saving you money. The goal is to water only when your plants need it, and to water thoroughly at the root level.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

By BETH BOTTS, CHICAGO TRIBUNE A lot of people seem to be trying their hands at vegetable gardening this year, according to George Ball, president of W. Atlee Burpee & Co., the big seed company in Warminster, Pa.

2008-06-24 02:29:44

By McCLATCHY-TRIBUNE A lot of people seem to be trying their hands at vegetable gardening this year, according to George Ball, president of W. Atlee Burpee & Co., the big seed company in Warminster, Pa.

2008-06-15 18:00:12

By Beth Botts, Chicago Tribune Jun. 15--A lot of people seem to be trying their hands at vegetable gardening this year, according to George Ball, president of W. Atlee Burpee & Co., the big seed company in Warminster, Pa.


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