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Holiday Euphorbias

The often spiny, often tropical genus Euphorbia has given us two of our most familiar holiday houseplants. Although it’s spineless, […]

Indispensable Aucuba

We gardeners are always wondering what to do with shade, especially dry shade.  Plants that have to survive on partial […]

Indoor Ferns

Many of us mix old and new elements in our home décor, which is part of the reason why indoor […]

Orange Fruited Shrubs

Orange Fruited Shrubs

    It’s the season of orange. Orange leaves deck the trees. Orange pumpkins haunt porches. Containers of orange chrysanthemums […]

Shade-Loving Daisies

Shade-Loving Daisies

  The cheerful blooms of members of the daisy family (known botanically as the Asteraceae) assume starring roles in perennial […]

Summer Apples

Summer Apples

Some apple varieties offer a foretaste of fall by ripening their fruits in summer. The following outstanding early apples are […]