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Urbanization is transforming landscape design in many places: Larger houses and smaller lots are driving the development of scaled-down plants. Plant breeders are introducing plants - everything from shrubs and trees to flowering perennials - … more
Wait! Before you put those tulip, daffodil, crocus and hyacinth bulbs in the ground, do you want to multiply them? Sure, they'll multiply by themselves, but you can speed up the process. BULB OR CORM? Before you can multiply a bulb, you … more
The deer was moving through the shadowy timber at about 80 yards to my left. The binoculars confirmed that there were antlers, but I couldn't tell much about them. Too many limbs and leaves obscured my view. The buck was headed into the hardwoods … more
Every fall my wife, Ginger, and I will try to get away for a day or two to make a trip to the mountains. We hope to experience the stunning beauty of the fall foliage, which some people call "leaf peeping." This past weekend was supposed to be … more
It wasn't long after my husband and I sat down around last Friday night's bonfire and weenie roast with my parents that Mom said, "I just saw one!" and pointed at the sky right above us. Dad immediately said sarcastically, "You did not!" She … more
The text from my son Clayton read "just shot a nice buck having to track blood." I answered that I was just driving around and could come help. It was 9:20 a.m. Saturday. I don't sleep in very many Saturday mornings, but I had needed the rest. My … more
DES MOINES, Iowa - Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. After his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be … more
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