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  • 05.

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    Janice Cole / Contributor

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    Backyard Fire Ring

    Connie Bastyr / Contributor

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    Nancy Rose / Contributor

    Full Story
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Winterberry’s Spectacular Fall Fruit

Think “holly” and you may envision stiff, spiny evergreen leaves suitable for holiday wreaths. While many hollies are evergreen, there are also several deciduous species, including winterberry, that provide a spectacular fruit display from autumn into winter.

So Cute—Little Candles Cactus

This little cactus makes a charming windowsill plant anywhere and can also be grown outdoors in warm regions.

The Art of Agave Queen Victoria

Agaves are valued landscape plants in dry-climate regions like the Southwest and southern California. Many agaves grow very large, but where space is limited, the charming Queen Victoria agave is the perfect solution.

Video: How to Make Sauerkraut

Who doesn’t like sauerkraut on a brat or with corned beef? Well, if you like the limp, soggy commercial stuff, you’re really going to take to your tangy, crunchy home-made sauerkraut. Harvest the cabbage from your garden, and learn in this video how easy it is to make sauerkraut using only cabbage, salt, water, sugar, vinegar, canning jars and lids and a large pan for processing the jars.

Bring on the Bluebirds!

Bluebirds are surely on the Top 10 list of the most beautiful birds in the world. Wouldn’t it be nice to see them in your backyard? Here’s what you can do now to attract bluebirds next spring.

Totally Excellent Eggplants

When you think of eggplants, you probably picture the large purple fruits that have been a garden favorite for generations. But these days, eggplants come in different tastes, colors, shapes and sizes, from snow white ‘Casper’ to bright red ‘Goyo Kumba’ to light purple and white streaked ‘Rosa Bianca’. Regardless of your climate or garden size, there’s an eggplant that’s just right for you.

Gee, What Does Butterfly Weed Attract?

Looking for a drought-tolerant, showy perennial that’s also a butterfly magnet? Meet butterfly weed, a prairie native that provides garden color through much of the summer, even when conditions are hot and dry.

The Colorful Coral Bark Willow

Few things spark up a dull winter landscape like the glowing red-orange stems of coral bark willow.

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