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Spring sprouts up: Sowing seeds and welcoming the season

April 4, 2018

From one of the most beloved garden writers, The Garden in Every Sense and Season  encourages us to look closer, breathe deeper, and listen harder. As winter melts into spring, this is the perfect time to remember the joys of the garden, and to savor that work we put into our outdoor spaces.

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Coming to my senses: In the garden with Tovah Martin

April 4, 2018

From the delicious silence of a winter snowfall to the heady fragrance of spring lilacs, Tovah Martin explores four seasons of sensory experiences and a year of mindfulness in her garden in The Garden in Every Sense and Season. This deeply personal narrative, from one of the greatest garden writers of our time, teaches us to […]

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An interview with Susan Morrison of The Less is More Garden

March 21, 2018

In small gardens, not a square foot can be wasted, so the stakes can be higher for designing intentionally. In The Less is More Garden, Susan Morrison proves that less space can mean more enjoyment, less maintenance, less effort, and more individuality.

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Celebrating the best springtime blooms

March 16, 2018

A year is long enough to be surprised by almost forgotten, often ephemeral, blooms that slumber underground and wake up just in time for spring. Celebrate the return of the season with Ernie and Marietta O’Byrne, the authors of A Tapestry Garden, for a roundup of the sweetest springtime ephemerals below.

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Don’t pick your poison

March 14, 2018

Always know your poisonous plants first. You need to learn which plants to keep out of your basket before you can know which ones to put in. These are some poisonous plants commonly found throughout the states and provinces of the mountain west.

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An interview with Catherine Reid of The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables

March 14, 2018

“Who wouldn’t want to see the island again, accompanied this time by Montgomery’s vivid imagination, her fierce intellect, and her ability to capture a world she knew so intimately?” —Catherine Reid

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Guidance for the Wild Harvest

March 14, 2018

Something brought you to this post, that innate need for learning, a passion for plants, or a desire to understand how to make simple, pure medicines. With the help of Briana Wiles, author of Mountain States Medicinal Plants, you’ll learn about how to harvest foraged medicinal plants safely.

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Plant by number: Colourful combinations for your home garden

March 14, 2018

Classic, well-tested colour recipes are a great starting point for any plant display. Combining colours is a bit like running, camping, baking, or kissing: the more you do it and get into it, the better you get at it and the more you like it. Andy Vernon of The Flower-Powered Garden is a colour expert, and here […]

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Pass the pink plant picks

March 14, 2018

You may notice one incredibly popular colour of bedding flowers is also sweeping runway shows and Instgram feeds. It’s pink, it’s everywhere, and it’s totally fascinating. Andy Vernon, author of The Flower-Powered Garden, guides us through the science of the colour pink and offers a line up of the most succulent shades in a Candy Floss […]

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Plantaholics and color addicts, unite!

March 14, 2018

You are’t alone—Andy Vernon is has made a living out of singing the praises of bloomy, playful colour in the garden. Here, Vernon introduces his love of flowers and offers the inspiration for The Flower-Powered Garden.

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