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Clover gets St. Paddy’s cheer as user-friendly ground cover

Finding a four-leaf clover is said to bring good luck. And planting clover as a ground cover will cut down on yard chores. Find traditional white Dutch at Eisley It can be a go ...

Extend the season with holiday plants

The traditional centerpieces and table accents — poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis — brighten the holidays and are popular gifts this time of year. But what do you do wi ...

Sow winter blooms to chase away the gray

In mid-winter, when skies are gray and it has rained for what seems like weeks, nature provides reminders that spring will be here eventually, This time of year, bright green s ...

Garden talk: High Hand Nursery spotlights whimsey

With surreal plants, sky-scraping designer metal palm trees and playful sculpted critters at every turn, High Hand Nursery is the Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory of garden center ...