30 Great Gifts for Gardeners

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A few close friends and I were having coffee the other morning when the conversation drifted off to holiday gift-giving and how difficult it can sometimes be to find that exactly “right” gift for the “right” person. We started reminiscing about some of the gifts we have received through the years, usually from our husbands. …

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Give the Earth a Gift – Plant a Tree

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  When you really stop and think about the big picture, planting trees is one of the most important actions you can take for yourself, your community and even the planet. On a personal level, trees provide beauty, promote wellness and have economic value. Properly placed shade trees reduce energy consumption, resulting in lower costs …

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Goldenrain Tree

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WOODY – GOLDENRAIN TREE (Koelreuteria paniculata).  There are not many trees with such spectacular flowers as goldenrain tree this time of year.  Goldenrain trees have a storied history in American filmdom: think Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Lee Marvin, Eva Marie Saint, the Civil War, and the mysterious tree discoverable only via a trek to the …

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