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Posts in category Landscape and Lawn

What to Do With Horticultural Plastic

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About a dozen garden shops in the St. Louis area participate in the program as satellite recycling centers, where customers can sort and drop off their plastic pots. “Each sites hosts a trailer, brings it in when it is full, and returns with an empty one,” Cline says. Steve Cline sorts plastic pots and cell […]

Seen at the Farm Show

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This year’s Vermont Farm Show in Essex Junction showcased the remarkable range of farm products raised, crafted and sold in the state and, in some cases, nationwide. Here’s a sampling of vendors at the show. Where did that big green egg come from? An emu! Find more photos at the Vermont Farm Show web site. […]

Bottle Trees: Joie de vivre on a stick

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Unlike my Pink Flamingo friends, many of whom feel like members of an informal clan of nonconformists, Bottle Tree People are unique, rarely trying to rile up neighbors. Introduced to America in the 1600s, bottle trees originated in the Middle East where, based on 3,000-year-old Arabian folk tales (remember Aladdin and his lamp genie?), they […]

Dressing Up a Patio

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What happens when a skilled decorator turns to gardening? Blogger/decorator Kelly Elko of EclecticallyVintage.com took a $7 thrift shop dresser and turned it into a striking centerpiece for her patio. The project was simple. She gave the dresser a fresh coat of paint, lined the drawers with plastic, drilled some drainage holes and filled the […]

Saved! A Front Yard Vegetable Garden in Quebec

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New front-yard vegetable gardens are sprouting up all over, and gardeners are finding themselves championing causes beyond fresh broccoli and sun-ripened tomatoes. Josée Landry and Michel Beauchamp of Drummondville, Quebec, ripped out their lawn to install a stylish raised-bed garden in their front yard last year and landed themselves in an international controversy. The couple […]

Gold Leaf Gardening Gloves Earn Royal Approval

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From the UK to the US Gardener’s Supply is proud to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Gold Leaf Gardening Gloves. We offer: Tough Touch: Protect hands and keep them warm and dry — even in the thorniest situations. Gauntlet covers wrist and forearm. Winter Touch: Thinsulate™ layer plus Ski-Dri™ lining keep hands warm and […]

Report Links Pesticides to Children’s Health Problems

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Though cold winds chill the air and snow blankets much of the U.S., pesticide use remains a hot topic — and not only among gardeners. The most recent comments come from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Environmental Health, whose December 2012 policy statement makes a clear link between pesticide exposure and children’s […]

Abundant Inspiration at Hampton Court

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The Rose of The Year for 2013, You’re Beautiful, on display at the Hampton Court Flower Show. This floribunda produces an abundance of bright pink, lightly scented flowers. Height and spread: 3×3′. Fashion meets horticulture in this strapless gown crafted from hundreds of roses. Our team of designers and buyers is always looking for inspiration. […]

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