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A Mother’s Day Bouquet Can Start in the Backyard

Bouquet with lilacs and ranunculus

One of the joys of gardening is to step out my back door and clip a few sprigs to bring inside. The day’s prettiest blooms and just-unfurled leaves — gathered simply into a bunch and displayed in a jar of water — provide everything I need to start the day. The tiny arrangement graces my […]

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 […]

The Sustainable Bouquet

The Sustainable Bouquet

Dahlias grown by Dan Pearson of Dan’s Dahlias in Oakville, WA. Here, they await pick-up from the buyer at the Seattle Wholesale Grower’s Market. Photo: David E. Perry San Francisco’s Baylor Chapman created this boutonniere with foliage from fuzzy lamb’s ear, forget-me-not blooms and the fruit and leaves of an alpine strawberry. Photo: David E. […]

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