Tag: How To

indoor growing under lights, with leslie halleck

MY HOUSEPLANTS are sulking, whispering among themselves, “Why doesn’t that woman get us some more light in here?” And then before I know it, seed-starting season will begin with leeks and onions, but what’s the right light to make those plants happiest indoors? Leslie Halleck is author of “Gardening Under Lights: the Complete Guide for […]

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Here’s how to join the Samsung One UI beta program

Samsung Samsung will soon launch the One UI beta program. The beta will be available for the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, and Galaxy Note 9 in certain countries this month. Samsung plans to release One UI in early 2019. Fresh off its announcement of its revamped One UI software design, Samsung also announced the […]

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clivia, staking, viburnum leaf beetle, chestnuts & more: q&a with ken druse

YES, IT’S US AGAIN, me and Ken Druse, here to answer your latest crop of Urgent Garden Questions about topics as diverse as using landscape fabric (or not!); viburnum leaf beetle; blooming and then overwintering Clivia; artistic staking of dahlias and other plants; American chestnuts, and more. Ken is a longtime garden author and photographer, […]

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what garden ‘pests’ are trying to tell us, from eliot coleman’s ‘the new organic grower’

WHAT ARE OUR vegetable garden “pests” trying to tell us, and how can we move past the mindset of it being all about us against them, and knee-jerk interventions with some so-called “remedy” every time they show up? That’s just one of the attitude-adjusting insights I discussed with organic farming and gardening champion Eliot Coleman, […]

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