April’s busy flower-show calendar is like an Easter basket, overflowing with treats that are hard to resist.

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Water-wise penstemon puts on an ever-changing, colorful show.
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Gardeners worried about the safety of synthetic pest-control products sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such as nicotine, rotenone and pyrethrins.
Unnecessary loads add up to wasted water.
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There’s plenty to keep busy with flowers and vegetables to plant (and weeds to whack).



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April’s busy flower-show calendar is like an Easter basket, overflowing with treats that are hard to resist.

Colored appliances have moved from the mixer to the fridge and beyond – and the color you choose can do a lot to your psyche.
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Target items that collect dust or emit potential allergens.
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Tired of waiting for filtered water? CamelBak Relay system filters water 10 times faster than other pitchers.

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