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  • Garden Plot: Amaryllis sales and Christmas tree care

    WASHINGTON — After Christmas, there is a whole new list of gardening needs to tend to. Need fresh tree stuff? Now’s the time to buy Hope you had a Merry Christmas — now it’s Merry…

  • Rosemary trees, home-grown gifts and voles

    A sure sign of the approaching holidays is the
    appearance of those wonderful Christmas-tree
    cones of live rosemary in garden centers and
    upscale supermarkets.