The beauty of the summer garden is fleeting, so take full advantage of it by having bouquets of freshly cut flowers in every room. Just a few old-fashioned roses, a sprig of honeysuckle, or one Oriental lily can scent an entire room.
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Remove dead pea vines, bolted lettuce, and other plants that have gone by and add them to the compost pile. If they show signs of disease, however, burn them.
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I planted a spruce tree three years ago. It is approximately three and a half feet tall. This yea...
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