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19 amazing plants to see up close

December 1, 2016

Onset of winter weather got you down? Feed your passion for plants by snuggling up to enjoy nineteen lush images by nature photographer Robert Llewellyn from Seeing Seeds, Seeing Flowers, and Seeing Trees.

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An interview with Larry Weaner

November 15, 2016

“I still consider myself primarily a garden designer, however, one that tries to guide instead of dominate nature.” —Larry Weaner

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An interview with Joseph Tychonievich

November 15, 2016
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Greenhouse seedlings

November 10, 2016

If you’ve ever tried to germinate seeds or grow cuttings on a windowsill, you’ll appreciate what a joy it is to perform these tasks in your greenhouse. The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual author, Roger Marshall, shares insight for starting seeds in a winter greenhouse.

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Winter garden design

October 26, 2016

Although winter is primarily the time of year to showcase structure in the garden, this does not mean it needs to be devoid of color. Evergreens, colorful woody stems, ornamental berries, and the remnants of dry grasses and seedheads all partner together to chase away the winter blues. Enjoy the detailed “Winter Wonderland” garden design […]

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Plantiful tips for “overwintering”

October 13, 2016

The range of effort required to keep tender plants alive over the winter varies from really easy to not difficult at all. What you’ll be capable of depends on how much you can lift without injury, how much control you have over the indoor climate, and how much space is available. Enjoy these tips and tricks for “overwintering” from Kristin […]

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The next air plant? Carnivorous plants bloom in popularity

October 13, 2016

The New England Carnivorous Plant Society‘s most successful conference to date and Portland Center Stage’s 2016 “Little Shop of Horrors” aren’t the only signs people are ravenously curious to know more about venus fly traps and other carnivorous plant species.

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Growing carnivorous plants outside

October 13, 2016

With the wit and wisdom of one of the UK’s biggest garden celebrities, Carnivorous Plants helps home gardeners being these carnivorous, trendy oddities out of greenhouses and windowsills and into the year-round garden.

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Bold and dry garden advice

October 5, 2016

Make your home garden bolder and more water conscious with these lessons from The Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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The early life of Ruth Bancroft: The woman who inspired the Garden Conservancy

October 4, 2016

Like so many of us, Ruth Bancroft started life as an inquisitive child with a love of nature. Through her work at the iconic Ruth Bancroft Garden, she shaped the world of landscaping with a waterwise collage of colors and textures that proves a well-curated dry garden never goes out of style.

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