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Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

The clean lawn ethic is giving way to herb and vegetable gardens.

October 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

This July 6, 2014 photo shows a honeybee harvesting pollen from one of the clover blooms on a lawn near Langley, Wash. White clover generally is considered the best plant companion to cool season lawn grasses when trying to attract pollinators. Blended bee-friendly lawns can be a beneficial …

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Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

This March 31, 2012 photo shows dandelions on a lawn near Langley, Wash. Dandelions can be an asset if you’re trying to bring pollinating insects to your yard. They’re attractive to foraging honeybees because they bloom at a time when little else is flowering. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

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It's easier than ever to go organic this fall

It's easier than ever to go organic this fall

Organic plant sales you won't want to miss in the coming weeks.

September 27, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Perk up your plants with this fast fix

Perk up your plants with this fast fix

This time of year, your tomatoes are tired, your squash is sulky — even the peppers are petering out.

September 08, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Bisbee Garden Tour

Bisbee Garden Tour

Bisbee's "Secret Garden Tour" makes the perfect road-trip destination.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Conserve water, save money and get a rebate

Conserve water, save money and get a rebate

It's more fun when you "labor with your neighbor."

August 29, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Summer’s last gasp: What to plant now

Summer’s last gasp: What to plant now

Replant now while planning for your fall garden.

August 14, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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The secret to healthy soil — and happy plants

The secret to healthy soil — and happy plants

How good is your soil, really? Stop guessing and find out for sure.

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Don't touch this plant! Find out why

Don't touch this plant! Find out why

No, it's not what you think.

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Have you ever seen a Siamese twin cucumber?

Have you ever seen a Siamese twin cucumber?

Check out these summer garden oddities.

August 02, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Make your own eco-friendly weed killer

Make your own eco-friendly weed killer

How to get rid of weeds without harming the environment.

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This tasty weed is making a comeback in Tucson

This tasty weed is making a comeback in Tucson

Edible weeds like purslane are the new super foods.

July 24, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Green thumbs for hire-vei

Green thumbs for hire-vei

New gardeners are increasingly turning to pros to get a good start.

July 19, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Middle school's aquaponic system teaches kids gardening tech

Middle school's aquaponic system teaches kids gardening tech

Tortolita Middle School has new aquaponic program.

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Gardeners invited to adopt plot at Downtown Tucson library

A new urban garden will take root downtown this September.

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Applications due Sept. 1 for Pima County master gardeners class

Applications due Sept. 1 for Pima County master gardeners class

Glenda Bavier, a master gardner, checks wine grape plants at the Pima County Cooperative Extension.

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Applications due Sept. 1 for Pima County master gardeners class

Applications due Sept. 1 for Pima County master gardeners class

Time is running out to apply for the next Pima County Cooperative Extension master gardeners class.

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Phenology: the study of nature's seasonal changes

Phenology: the study of nature's seasonal changes

A wild lilac bush in the Santa Rita Experimental Range.

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