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Subscriber onlyQ Can you tell me a product-ive way to keep my house cats from wreaking havoc on my house plants? Every day when I come home from work, it seems there is potting soil on the floor and half of the plant is uprooted. They aren't eating the plants, but I think they may be trying to use the pots as litter boxes. I really want some houseplants. Continue reading...

Travelers can still water their plants

Subscriber onlyWinter, especially early winter, is a good time of year for gardeners to travel. Right now, houseplants are most tolerant of neglect and, if we plan a little, they can even thrive in our absence. Continue reading...

IN THE GARDEN

Subscriber onlyQ I recently trans-planted a deciduous holly from my pasture to my yard. The plant is loaded with berries, but I have been told that a male must be nearby in order to expect berries again. Is this true, and if so, where do I find a male plant to ensure berry production? Continue reading...