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Plating garlic now for six harvests beginning in the spring

Plating garlic now for six harvests beginning in the spring

How to Grow and Harvest Garlic for Six Harvests Garlic is easy to grow when you start with the right type of bulbs. By Doug Oster It was a struggle to grow garlic successfully when I first tried decades ago. I was sitting on a…

How to add color and winter interest to the landscape

How to add color and winter interest to the landscape

Plant these amazing varieties for a great winter landscape

Planting daffodils with kids, what an amazing day

Planting daffodils with kids, what an amazing day

Working with kids in the garden is wonderful. These local children are planting bulbs, courtesy of Flowerbulbs.com

Love your leaves! Don’t rake, let them feed the garden

Love your leaves! Don’t rake, let them feed the garden

Don’t rake those leaves, they can help the garden.

Tired of varmints, he built a cage around his garden.

Tired of varmints, he built a cage around his garden.

He’s gardened for seven decades and has a “unique” way to keep his garden varmint free!

Storing and saving dahlias

Storing and saving dahlias

Did you know that dahlia tubers can be dug and saved over the winter? Here’s how the ‘Crazy Dahlia Lady” does the job.

What to do about artillery fungus

What to do about artillery fungus

Here’s how to clean artillery fungus off the side of a house and kill the fungus.

Chuck Leavell Documentary ‘The Tree Man’ Explores Pianist’s Legendary Music, Environmentalism

Chuck Leavell Documentary ‘The Tree Man’ Explores Pianist’s Legendary Music, Environmentalism

By Doug Oster September 29, 2021 Chuck Leavell is keyboardist and musical director for The Rolling Stones. He’s had a long, illustrious musical career as a member of the Allman Brothers. He’s also played with Eric Clapton, George Harrison, The Black Crowes, Train, Eric Church,…