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Seeds to Try in 2015: a Blanket Recommendation

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Last summer I tried growing a few new varieties of flowers that are especially attractive to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Because I wanted to get started gardening early, I chose varieties I could start from seed indoors.

Flowers Flopping? Bring Out the Linking Stakes

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It’s the time of year for Flower Supports, such as Curved Linking Stakes, which are perfect for fixing those unexpected flops in the garden. From a 4-star review from Nancy in St. Louis, MO: These linking stakes are great. I got the tallest ones available for use specifically with my tall zinnias that serve as […]

What’s Better than a Pink Flamingo?

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Shop our selection of Statues and Fountains WHEN it comes to lawn ornaments, it’s hard to beat the classic pink flamingo. Sure, gnomes could be considered classic, but what’s new? Isn’t it time for another classic? We asked for photos of your favorite garden art, and we got many clever ideas, including flamingos, gnomes — […]

Taming the Garden Hose

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As a professional gardener, I use garden hoses a lot, and I’ve seen my share of kinks, leaks and hoses that can’t be recoiled neatly. To me, the job is complete when the garden is weed-free and well-watered — with the hose coiled and ready for next time. If asked, my coworkers might say I’m […]

A Glowing Review

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Thanks to Pam in Cranston, RI, for this photo of our Solar Illuminated Planters. In her review, she gives the product five stars. “I am on a limited income, and these pots blew my budget. However, they are worth every penny. They are the focal point in my garden. Everyone who sees them falls in love […]

Gardener Frames a Living Masterpiece

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This innovative planting is from SuzyQ, a reviewer from Huntersville, NC, who used the Balcony Railing Planter in a new way: “We have a very small deck that we use all summer for entertaining. I’d found an old metal mirror frame that I wanted to hang on the wall, so I could use it for […]

The Great Gardener’s Giveaway: Meet Three Winners

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Who are these lucky people who win contests? Meet three who won prizes in the Great Gardener’s Giveaway: First prize: Fran Blank, of New London, OH, won the Gardener’s Supply Cart, along with a $100 gift card. “I always enter contests but never win. I am thrilled! This is the icing on the cake for […]

Congratulations to Our Spring Photo Contest Winner

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Seems appropriate that the winner of our Signs of Spring photo contest is named April. Her photo of a tulip bud won first prize, though there were many great entries. “Spring is definitely my favorite season,” says April Deering, who gardens in Colorado. “I just love watching everything come to life, with all the colors […]

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