Tag: horticulture

That Four-Leaf Clover You Found May Not Be a Four-Leaf Clover

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 | Tags: , ,

Are four-leaf clovers becoming more common? That was the question put to me by a reader recently. Apparently her kids are finding four-leaf clovers on a daily basis as they walk home from school. What gives? While it is possible that her children are simply amazing four-leaf clover finders, it’s more likely that the “four-leaf

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Roses + Celery Gene = Longer Rose Vase Life

Monday, February 14th, 2011 | Tags: , , , ,

You buy some roses as a Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one. You bring them home and present them to your loved one. Smiles abound. Until disappointment sets in two days later, when the rose petals begin getting dark and mushy. Welcome to the world of botrytis, or petal blight. To prevent this from

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