Surfing for a Plant Doctor

Are your dahlias drooping and your houseplants losing hope? These sites can help

Every year about this time, plant lovers around the world--at least in the northern hemisphere--find themselves faced with such life-or-death questions as, Will it be petunias or pansies? Marigolds or morning glories? Do I dare plant azaleas in the shade? Although most of us still rely on friends, books or dumb luck to figure things out, there is a better way. The Web has quietly grown into one of the earth's richest gardening resources. Whether you're a novice struggling to keep your spider plant alive or a pro pondering a new fertilizer for your roses, there's a site out there for...

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