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Grandfather Citrus - Constantine

By Carol Constantine - GRANDFATHER CITRUS Did you know that horticulturists have been creating clones for centuries? You may possibly have done this procedure yourself.  UC Riverside was involved in helping develop California's citrus industry...

Posted on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:45 PM

The Tomato

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Solanum lycopersicum, AKA Lycopersicon esculentum By Carol Constantine There are hundreds of known examples of S. lycopersicum ranging from tiny one inch fruits to monster specimens weighing one pound. Historically they were believed to be poisonous,...

Posted on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:29 PM

The Little Rose That Could

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   . . .  Crown Princess Margareta sitting on a wall. No va va voom. Just the simple tracery of a rescued single-cane rose. What a romantic vignette.         Wait a cotton-pickin' minute! What are those...

Posted on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Landscaping in Dry Conditions

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 Riverside, Calif.  UC Cooperative Extension will celebrate its 100th anniversary on May 8 at the Master Gardener Grow Lab facility and the Western Municipal Water District in Riverside from 6-8:00pm. Join us at these great community events...

Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:06 PM
  • Author: Dona Jenkins

Promenade of Plants in Paris

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As I said in my first blog, I love to visit gardens; and in Oct. my husband Pete and I spent some time in Paris. We took with us a wonderful book called Hidden Gardens of Paris by Susan Cahill, which has pictures, descriptions, and related information...

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Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:07 PM

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