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US Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered
Rusty patched bumble bee population plunged nearly 90% since the late 1990s The rusty patched bumble bee, a prized but vanishing pollinator once familiar [...]
Bring Butterflies and Hummingbirds Home With a Single Plant
The humble scarlet beebalm (Monarda didyma) has a lot to recommend it, especially in eastern North America, where it originated. This easy-care perennial [...]
6 Reasons Why Your Garden Has Weeds
Our gardens will always have unwanted plants that alter the aesthetic as single specimens or that choke out desired plants. A weed could be an annual that [...]
What’s in a Name? 6 Wildflowers that aren’t ‘Weeds’ at all
I dont have many weeds in my garden anymore theres too much competition from mature and dense perennials. When I do see something out of place, its fate [...]
10 Things You Need To Do Now To Prep Your Garden For Spring And Summer
To me, the very best thing about springtime is seeing the flowers push their way through the soil. Whether they’re scattered at random,aligned in [...]
How to keep your desk plant alive and happy
Image: ambar del moral/mashable My desk plant is dying, and I am devastated. For a little over two years, I've kept a pothos plant, aptly named Plant, at [...]
Make The Most Of The Autumn Growing Season With Our Top-Notch Fall Garden Tips!
Autumn is a time of year that all gardeners look at with bittersweet ambivalence. On one hand, its a bit sad to see all of your beautiful summer flowers [...]
3 reasons to not panic about those endangered bees, and 3 things to do instead.
Right now, there's a report going around about how bees just got added to the endangered species list. I know, I know: Bees on the endangered species list [...]
These 4 Ordinary Bugs Are Actually Destroying Your Plants And Gardens
Bugs aren’t always everyone’s favorite creatures. They’re creepy and crawly and have far too many legs to make most people comfortable, [...]
Parakeets Are The New Pigeons And They’re On Course For Global Domination
Love them or hate them, ring-necked parakeets have invaded Europe and theyre here to stay. Already a staple of many urban parks and gardens around the UK, [...]