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SPRING:    Designing with trees | Caring for new plants | Watch for weeds
SUMMER: Reduce weeding | Manageable landscapes | Hummingbirds & butterflies
FALL:         Garden slowdown | Use the leaves | Attracting birds
WINTER:  Winterizing trees | What you want for your yard | Pruning trees

Seasonal monthly columns:
04/01/21       Herbs for the Landscape - Yard to Kitchen
03/01/21       Make Your DIY Landscape Look Pro
02/01/21       Making the Most of the Worst
01/01/21       Soil Care & Testing Mid-winter
12/01/20       Green Ideas for a Long Winter
11/01/20       Time to Plant Bulbs
10/01/20       Pleasures of Gardening
09/01/20       Closer to Home
08/01/20       Lonely Trees
07/01/20       Humility of Gardening
06/01/20       Plants for Sandy Soil
05/01/20       Your perfect landscape? Ask the right questions
04/15/20       Spring Blooms
04/01/20       Gardening in the Time of COVID
03/01/20       Healthy Soils
02/01/20       Nebraska's Unique Native Trees
01/01/20       Salt/de-icers in the Landscape
01/04/20       Perennials to Attract Pollinators , an Omaha World Herald feature
12/01/19       Best Woody Plants to Attract Wildlife
11/01/19       Birding with Kids
10/01/19       Burr Oak Canyon
09/01/19       Serendipity in the Garden
08/01/19       Managing Weeds
07/01/19       Garden chores - more of the good, less of the bad
06/01/19       The Earth Laughs in Flowers
05/01/19       "Difficult" Plants
04/01/19       Plants to Grow Confidence
03/01/19       Fun Facts about Trees
02/01/19       Winter Seedheads
01/01/19       A dog-friendly yard (for yard-friendly dogs)
12/01/18       Inviting Birds for the Holidays
11/01/18       Our gardens--designed or accumulated?
10/01/18       Cemeteries have much to offer
10/01/18       Preparing tender plants for winter
09/01/18       Gathering Now for Winter Beauty
08/01/18       Blazing Star is a Mid-summer Stunner
07/01/18       Wildflowers for Home Landscapes
06/01/18       Kids Outdoors
05/01/18       Plants for a Cutting Garden
Fruiting Plants for Wildlife
04/01/18       Layering for Wildlife
03/15/18       Not for us only, attracting birds
03/01/18       Real World Landscape Decisions
02/15/18       Marcescent Trees Hold Their Leaves
01/01/18        Gardens Past and Future
12/15/17        Holiday Decorating from Your Yard
11/15/17        Beneficial Soil Creatures
IF you're turning over vegetable soil, 10 reasons to leave big clods
10/05/17        Tips for pollinator habitat
10/05/17        Tall Things Considered
10/01/17        Trees planted in Omaha to prepare for EAB loss
Plants for variable sunlight
07/21/17        "Living" mulch keeps weeds out
07/13/17        Planting for fragrance
07/06/17        Dogwoods for Nebraska
06/01/17        Curbside planting
05/15/17        Bur Oak
05/01/17        The Small Garden
04/15/17        Arbor Day stands for more than beauty
04/01/17        EAB plant to replace
03/15/17        Woody plants for pollinators
03/01/17        Spring-flowering Trees
02/15/17        Look closely
01/15/17        Trees with Dramatic Bark
01/01/17        Best trees for birds