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A haunted graveyard in miniature

October 11, 2017

Glowing jack-o’-lanterns, creaking porches, cobwebdraped windows and doors, and kids laughing and scaring each other willy-nilly are among the sights and sounds that make our spines tingle every October. Halloween is fun for everyone. But when it comes to the garden, full-size or miniature, there is only one very scary thing to make: a haunted […]

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Tips for creating a corner garden

January 27, 2017

New to gardening or starting fresh with a new space? Spend fewer hours and a minimal amount of money by tackling one small area of your yard at a time. Sally Roth shares her quick tips and tricks for beginning to beautify those problematic corners.

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Build a miniature landscape with Keshiki Bonsai

September 19, 2013

Keshiki bonsai captures nature in all its grandeur but on a small scale, sometimes in a container barely larger than a teacup. Perfect for city dwellers living in small spaces or anyone with limited free time, this modern style of bonsai captures the larger natural world, in miniature and for only a moment or two […]

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How to choose all-star plants: 10 tips on bringing the right plant home

January 11, 2013

Wondering how to pick the best plants for your garden? There are many things to consider when shopping for plants. Here are 10 tips on bringing the right plant home taken from Andrew Keys’ new book, Why Grow That When You Can Grow This? 255 Extraordinary Alternatives to Everyday Problem Plants.

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The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs

March 1, 2012

I’m excited to announce that The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs by Jim Gardiner is now available! Leading expert on woody plants Jim Gardiner has distilled several decades of knowledge and experience into The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs, an incomparable pictorial reference of hardy shrubs that excel in temperate-zone gardens. This highly illustrated guide (with […]

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