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The Three Sisters Garden

This year at the Derwood Demo Garden we acquired some new planting space, which I decided to use for a growing technique we just haven’t had the square footage for in many years: a Three Sisters garden. Growing corn, beans,…

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Indian Corn: More than Ornamental?

Indian corn, often called “ornamental” corn, with its bright blue, red, yellow, and white colors, makes beautiful autumn decorations. In her “A Cook’s Garden” column in the Washington Post, Barbara Damrosch tells why she thinks it’s more important than a…

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