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Designing a children’s sanctuary garden

November 13, 2018

If you have children in your life, your everyday sanctuary can include a space for them. Jessi Bloom, author of Creating Sanctuary, shows you how:

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Creating sanctuary in your garden

November 13, 2018

We all need sanctuary. We need a place where we can feel safe, one that rejuvenates and refreshes us, somewhere we feel nourished and loved. Jessi Bloom, author of Creating Sanctuary describes why designing a home garden with healing in mind can make all the difference in your busy life.

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Five ground rules for gorgeous gardening

October 31, 2018

Discover tips on garden design, care and maintenance, healthy soil, and picking the best plants for your garden. With bite-size chunks of expert information and inspiring photographs from Kate Frey’s Ground Rules this infographic is an easy go-to garden resource.

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Planning your final fall crops

September 26, 2018

Whether it’s because you’ve been toiling over those little plants for weeks or because of the seasoning dripping from your sweaty brow, homegrown food just tastes better. If you have one iota of energy left, invest it in a late crop. You won’t be sorry.

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Keeping the garden humming in fall

September 26, 2018

Listen up, because autumn can just as many auditory delights as any season—if not more.

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Your favorite and forgotten fall color

September 26, 2018

In summer, brown is the disappointment. In autumn, brown is the reward. Suddenly, your garden is seen in sepia, translated into various shades of auburn highlighted by a cinnamon or cocoa accent dappling here and there.

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Gardenlust: Made Wijaya’s Gardens in Bali, Indonesia

September 25, 2018

Combining architecture, both religious and secular, with artistically designed arrangements of tropical plants, Made Wijaya’s work both expanded the possibilities of the island’s garden design traditions and exported them to the world.

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Gardenlust: The Miracle Garden in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

September 25, 2018

Forty-five million petunias and geraniums in the desert. A mirage, a madness, a Garden of Eden, or a paradise?

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Gardenlust: Jardins de la Rambla de Sants in Barcelona, Spain

September 25, 2018

A crowded part of the city now has a place to see itself from a new vantage point, flowers to smell, and somewhere safe to walk. A garden.

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Gardenlust: Parque Explorador Quilapilún in Colina, Chile

September 25, 2018

The newest botanical garden in Chile, Parque Explorador Quilapilún, is part of a 939-acre (380-hectare) conservation project, and was designed by Harvard-educated landscape architect Consuelo Bravo. Its three highlights are plant collections, hardscape design, and environmental remediation.

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