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Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Clematis are not only a lovely flowering vine, but they are quite versatile. They can decorate your mailbox, a trellis or serve as a ground cover. Clematis might be just the plant you are looking for to fill in an area where you want a lovely blooming vine. Clematis is hardy, long-lived and come in a variety of colors as well as different shapes and sizes of blooms.

Updated May 22, 2015 at 7:37 PM

Ever since I discovered these very pretty but invasive plants are killing everything that grows under them, I have been trying to remove them from my one-acre hillside garden.

Updated May 21, 2015 at 10:20 AM

Scott Hoffman Black grew up in Nebraska. He remembers playing outside as a child and seeing hundreds of monarch butterflies in the summer sky. On his last visit back with his two children, only a few of the easily identifiable orange, black and...

Updated May 20, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Now that spring is in full swing and the garden is breathing down the neck of summer, it is time to make a list of garden chores to do.

Posted May 20, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: We are first-time homebuyers. We are also young and uninformed. Our agent is my aunt who was pregnant and due at any time. I found a house I really liked, but she couldnt show it because of her condition. I had the agent from the...

Posted May 18, 2015 at 1:01 AM


Updated May 15, 2015 at 5:42 PM

The emails started to pour in shortly after the figures were released. According to the Bee Informed Partnership, a national partnership of beekeepers and U.S. Department of Agriculture, about 40 percent of honeybees didn’t make it last year...

Updated May 14, 2015 at 11:22 AM

William Bartram, a naturalist from Philadelphia, traveled across the Southeast in the spring of 1773 and described a vast forest of the most stately pine trees that can be imagined.

Updated May 14, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Ah, sweet harmony. Thats the word and the feeling that springs to mind when you think of a garden arbor, pergola or gazebo. These appealing outdoor features keep everything in balance, adding a distinctly functional aspect to your landscape...

Posted May 13, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: I work in finance with a mid-size publicly traded company. We outsource our relocation policy to a third-party relocation company. Our costs to relocate continue to rise yet our relocation company says that short of reducing...

Updated May 12, 2015 at 9:26 AM

If your yard is covered in shadow for some or most of the day, gardening can be a challenge. Having shade doesnt equal no possibility of a garden, though. With a little research and creativity, shade gardens can be refreshing, cools spots of beauty...

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