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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Books for gardeners

November 29, 2018

They’ll want to read and reread these giftable garden books from leaders in horticulture and garden design.  With delightfully designed pages filled with color photos and packed with helpful insight and inspiration, these are the best gardening gifts of the season.

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Touring Greenwood Gardens, a classic garden of the Arts and Crafts Movement

November 27, 2018

Once the estate of a wealthy New York real-estate mogul, surviving gardens known as Greenwood Gardens are an extraordinary example of the diversity and ingenuity of individual Arts and Crafts designers:

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An introduction to the gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

November 27, 2018

The Arts and Crafts Movement championed the unity of the arts, in which the house, the furnishing of its interiors, and the surrounding garden were considered a whole, or as Muthesius expressed it, “garden, house, and interior—a unity.” Learn more about this important movement from Judith B. Tankard:

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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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10 ground rules for a glorious garden

October 31, 2018

Gardening doesn’t have to be difficult, and Kate Frey—expert gardener and designer—makes it easier than ever in her new book, Ground Rules. Here are ten of the top tips to keep your home garden gorgeous, healthy, and thriving.

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Five ground rules for garden professionals

October 31, 2018

Expert gardener and designer Kate Frey has distilled the 100 vital gardening lessons into the perfectly portable and giftable Ground Rules. Here are the top five rules even landscape designers and garden professionals need to be reminded of when creating gorgeous, healthy, and thriving gardens.

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The Portland Japanese Garden

September 11, 2018

The delightfully written Pacific Northwest Garden Tour takes you to sixty of the best gardens in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With his insight and candor, Donald Olson offers this guided tour through the beautiful Portland Japanese Garden:

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What You Need to DIY a Hypertufa Trough

August 2, 2018

In this trough-building method we’ll tackle creating a trough by forming it inside a mold. This is a viable, popular way to create beautiful planting vessels, and Lori Chips author of Hypertufa Containers has the expert advice you need.

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