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Smarter gardeners give flowers room to breathe, and water them. But their dense coats of resin have a short life, which is why they're often strewn all over a deck or lawn — and often not enough — making flowers...
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Anti-dam activist Mariana Mesa was amazed to find real flower buds, with holes in them, in Rio de Janeiro The ancient Brazilian catafalque civilisation – a sprawling city of burial mounds and ritual feasts – is famed for its colourful...
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HE LOVES its promises of smooth, lazy relaxation. But for Dr Alice Olmsted, an 86-year-old retired legal secretary, springtime in one’s garden can also be a time of renewed dread. That is because Dr Olmsted lives in a suburb of...
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The Go Season has come to an end and the fall and winter doldrums are creeping in; soft drinks, hayrides, "special" afternoon movies and loving your lawn all holiday gifts are history for now. But this Sunday, the grass is...
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The vines can be mowed. You can dig down and extract the live branches from the vines. The carefully pruned leaves can be washed. The pines can be pruned to give themselves a clean sheet. The late summer shrubs and...
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