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A simple technique for using color in a design

March 14, 2013

__________ If unsure about using or mixing colors in the garden, I fall back on a simple technique taught me by Graham Stuart Thomas: use the color red as your reference. He said to keep any colors that are on the blue side of red (crimson, purple, and blue) away from those colors on the […]

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Pros and cons of plant container materials

March 1, 2013

Ultimately, you want to choose a container that you (and your plants!) like, but what are the pros and cons of container materials?

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10 things to know before you grow

February 26, 2013

How do you buy the right plants, tools, and garden supplies? With the help of advice from someone you trust, that’s how. Who did Timber Press turn to write the book on this subject? Jim Fox, that’s who. Jim has been gardening since the age of three (seriously!) and has worked in the retail nursery […]

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