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Gardening with Allen: Indoor plants may improve well-being

February 24, 2024, 6:01am Clark County Life

My girlfriend says I would be healthier if I had more indoor plants in my home. Is it true that plants provide health benefits? Read story

Gardening with Allen: Use natural pruning on shrubs

February 3, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Life

The shrubs around the front of my home have become crowded and are growing past the windows and lawn. Should l just prune them back or should I move some of them? Read story

Raised benches should be at 28 to 30 inches high for easy reaching.

Gardening with Allen: Ways to make gardening easier

Raised benches should be at 28 to 30 inches high for easy reaching.

January 20, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

My mother has become physically handicapped in her senior years but she still wants to be an avid gardener. Could you give us some things we can do to make gardening easier for her? Read story

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Gardening with Allen: Award-winning veggies stand out

Broccoli Purple Magic (All-America Selections)

January 13, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Life

I enjoyed the column about award-winning flowers. Are there vegetable award winners too? Read story

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Gardening with Allen: 6 new flowers take the prize for 2024

Petchoa EnViva Pink (All-America Selections)

December 30, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Life

All-America Selections has selected 6 new flowers as award winners for 2024. Read story

Gardening With Allen: It’s all about difference in soil

December 23, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

My sister will be sending me some plants from Colorado that are native to that area. Do you think I will be able to grow those here in Vancouver? What do I need to do differently from other plants? Read story

Gardening with Allen: More to plants than hardiness

December 9, 2023, 6:01am Clark County Life

I understand that a new hardiness zone map has been released. Has our hardiness zone been changed? Read story

The trick to poinsettias is keeping them alive through the holiday season. That starts with keeping them warm, even on the trip home from the store.

Gardening With Allen: Tips to prolong poinsettia plants

The trick to poinsettias is keeping them alive through the holiday season. That starts with keeping them warm, even on the trip home from the store.

November 25, 2023, 6:01am Clark County Life

I bought a poinsettia plant at Thanksgiving last year. It started losing leaves and flower petals before Christmas. Is there some way to make them last longer ? Read story

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Gardening with Allen: Be sure indoor plants getting light

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November 18, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Life

My indoor plants are looking sickly. They are losing leaves without being replaced with new growth. Do you think fertilizer would help? Read story

Gardening with Allen: Keep busy with indoor garden

November 11, 2023, 6:02am Clark County Life

My husband says I have become restless because the seasonal change has curtailed my gardening activities. Do you have some suggestions for indoor gardening? Read story