Gardening with Janet

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Garden upkeep tips to remember this September

We have had a pretty good growing season and plenty of time to spend in our gardens this year. September is a transition month in the garden. Plenty of summer vegetables and annuals are going strong, and it’s time to plant fall vegetables and fall and winter annuals. September may…

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Big on figs? Here’s some fruitful advice

It is fig season in Arkansas, and if your tree didn’t get hit by the early November freeze, you should have an abundance of fruit right now. Fig trees have been gaining in popularity in recent years. The common fig (Ficus carica) can be grown throughout Arkansas, but hardiness varies…

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Want to grow your own herbs at home? Here’s the dill!

Many of us received spice racks as wedding gifts years ago, and some may still have some small jars full of long-expired dried herbs and spices. We often use the words “herb” and “spice” interchangeably, but there are differences. While both come from plants, flavor food and can be used…

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For colorful clematis, it’s a vine and dandy year

So far, it has been a spectacular year for clematis. The flowers have been stunning with many more to follow. Clematis is a vine that can be grown on walls, on pergolas or in containers. Or it can be left to ramble through trees and shrubs. There are more than…