Monthly Archives: October 2010

Garden Photography from our Community

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Great gardeners and great photographers abound in PA. Here are the winning photographs from the Highland Gardens facebook photo contest. Thanks to photographer Carl Socolow for his help in judging the entries. Enjoy!

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March of Zombie Trees and Shrubs

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Frightening happenings in our yards, Oh My!! Abused trees and shrubs scare even the most surly plant lovers.

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Local Farmer On Letterman

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If you thought you saw a local farmer on David Letterman, you weren’t imagining things. Tom Culton, of Lancaster, was featured in a “People and Their Vegetables,” segment on Letterman early in October.

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Punk Anemone

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As my second growing season as a garden blogger comes to an end…. I am giving in to an urge I’ve had for a long time. Safety pin piercing a flower. Yes, I could no longer help myself.

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What's New in Plants?

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Plant geeks are drawn to shiny, new plants. Our favorite adventure is growing something we’ve never grown before. So in hopes of encouraging some plant dreaming, here are few new plants that we’re excited about for spring 2011.

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Fertilizer Runoff Harms Watershed

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For Blog Action Day, PRG joins 5,000 other blogs in writing about our most precious resource; Water.

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Goldenrod; Autumn's Star

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Diggin’ the Natives! – Solidago species, Goldenrod, is a native plant of note. New cultivars won’t take over your garden like wild varieties. And it’s only a myth that Goldenrod aggravates allergies in the fall.

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Belated Welcome Wendy!

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Wendy Brister has been a partner here at PRG for a season. She brings SO MUCH to our blog; Insight, humor and a deep knowledge of horticulture. I’d say, “welcome, Wendy”, but, in fact, she’s already very much at home here.

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Witchcrafted Garden

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A witch with a hoe, she is. Secret spells and potions are the only explanation for the robust growth and bloom of Jennifer MacNeill Traylor’s gardens.

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Let's Talk About Lights

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Landscape Lighting 101! Here are some do’s and don’ts to consider when lighting up the night in your garden.

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