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Lawn Makes Way for Kitchen Garden

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Donna Avery created a kitchen garden, using our Colorful Grow Beds, shown right after planting in January. On March 7, Donna Avery shared this photo  on our Facebook page. Within hours, people were asking questions and raving about Donna’s project. We asked her if she’d tell a little more about the garden, and she did: What inspir [...]

Custom Garden Clothes: It’s Abo...

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Zephyr Summer Shirt: Our new gardening clothing feels breezy and cool. Special fabric fends off the sun. We’re proud to introduce our new line of hard-working, easy-wearing gardening clothes for women. Finally, enjoy the freedom to do what you love in feel-good garden wear that moves with you. With plentiful pockets and clever coverage, [...]

More Than a Garden Shed

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My place: I am going to add a front porch this summer. In February, Deborah Norton of Acworth, GA, shared a photo of her shed, above, on our Facebook page. “Repainted my potting shed this past summer. I have an old chandelier inside that provides light; running water and shelves with light for starting seedlings. This month, I added my [...]

What to Do With Horticultural Plastic

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A recycling trailer at the Missouri Botanical Garden, part of a pot- recycling program that uses collection trailers that can be pulled behind a pickup truck. Photo: Steve Cline 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. [...]

Seen at the Farm Show

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Can you guess what this is? (You’ll find the answer at the end of the post.) 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. These charming characters are knitted fro [...]

Bottle Trees: Joie de vivre on a stic...

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The entrance to the children’s garden at Shangri La Botanical Garden in Orange TX, is…well, entrancing. Need a little help with your first bottle tree? Gardener’s Supply offers bottle trees, bottles and a complete bottle tree kit. Unlike my Pink Flamingo friends, many of whom feel like members of an informal clan of nonconformists [...]

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 ...

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Canadians Michel Beauchamp and Josée Landry designed their own garden, in their Drummondville, Quebec, front yard. She says “I love design and Michel has great ideas.” One reason the garden is in the front yard: The back yard is too shady. Photo: Ghyslain Bergeron New front-yard vegetable gardens are sprouting up all over, and gar [...]

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