Ian Goller

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Pawpaw Trees: “Tropical” Fruit in Temperate Climates

No, they aren’t papayas, but if you live in a temperate region and love tropical fruit, you should try growing pawpaw trees! Read on to discover how these North American native trees are the ideal “tropical” fruit for temperate climates. Quick Facts About the Pawpaw What is a Pawpaw? Asimina triloba, better known as the …

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USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: A Gardener’s Guide

If you’re researching plants for your garden, they were probably labeled with their USDA plant hardiness zones. But what are plant hardiness zones and why are they important to us as gardeners? This article will explain everything you need to know about plant hardiness zones! What Are the USDA Plant Hardiness Zones? Simply put, the …

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Hugelkultur 101: Transforming Yard Waste into a Thriving Garden

Have you cut down trees or shrubs lately, but don’t know what to do with the leftover material? Build a hugelkultur bed! The hugelkultur method can be used to build beautiful raised beds, while preventing unnecessary garden waste. Read on to find out more! What is Hugelkultur? Hugelkultur is a gardening technique in which woody …

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