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Garden History & Travel
Why Planting More Street Trees Isn’t the Answer to Climate Change
Recently I came across a study that confirms it, our street trees live fast and die young. The research shows, that urban trees (in comparison…
Weeds & Pests in the Garden: A New Perspective
It’s always good to take a step back and see the world from a different point of view. So why not put aside cultural perceptions…
Habitat Gardening – Make a Meaningful Difference in Your Own Yard
Here at Virens, we’re always looking for great guest writers to join our blog. This time we’re excited to welcome the work of Tricia Striker….