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Bringing the forest closer to home

June 25, 2018

Not all of us have access to a natural forest where we can harness the benefits of forest bathing on a regular basis, so how can we use the wonderfully relaxing effects of nature to improve our health and wellbeing wherever we are?

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Tips and Tricks for Gardening Indoors

June 25, 2018

It doesn’t take much to go from a casual home hobbyist to an indoor gardener. Here are some principles from horticulture expert Leslie F. Halleck to get you started:

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Is my window bright enough?

June 25, 2018

My window is bright enough, right? New indoor growers ask this hopeful question all too frequently, and it often leads to disappointment.

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An interview with Leslie F. Halleck of Gardening Under Lights

June 25, 2018

“Once you begin acquiring houseplants, it’s easy to catch the plant-keeping bug. For many, keeping plants offers up an opportunity for caretaking—especially if you can’t own pets—and it’s very gratifying.” —Leslie F. Halleck

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Debunking the most common myths about dry gardening

June 7, 2018

Drought, drought, and more drought—dry weather, of course, is to be expected in many regions, but it is only getting worse. Luckily, botanist, biologist, and educator, Nan Sterman is here to debunk the most common myths about gardening in low-water conditions.

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Planting a dry bungalow garden

June 7, 2018

This pink storybook bungalow is a study in designing with a careful eye and restrained hand. Nan Sterman walks us through the colorful renovation and garden design of this 1930s-era bungalow in the college area of downtown Santa Rosa, California.

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Small garden, big impact

May 8, 2018

The intimate scale of a small backyard can become a real asset. By incorporating details that add layers of visual intrigue, you can create a uniquely intense, interactive garden experience that isn’t easily replicated in large backyards or broader landscapes.

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Spring in bloom: For the love of hellebores

April 17, 2018

To celebrate the return of gardening season and  A Tapestry Garden, enjoy this delightful love letter to Hellebores by Ernie and Marietta O’Byrne!

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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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