Monthly Archives: December 2010

Edible Landscaping

Author Rosalind Creasy creates gardens that celebrate the beauty of edible plants. They are colorful, organic and bountiful. The fruits, vegetables and herbs become gorgeous plates of healthy and delicious food for body and soul. /*START inline box elements */ … Continue reading

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The Value of Hedges

By late autumn the garden is fading fast and most herbaceous plants have all but disappeared from the landscape. In my perennial gardens, this means that means most of the visual interest has disappeared as well. /*START inline box elements … Continue reading

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Sweet Grow Beds

We recently shared our great results about growing sweet potatoes in the Grow Bags. What about raised beds? What about extra-deep raised beds? We planted three Grow Beds. Each was filled with a blend of 70 percent container mix, 20 … Continue reading

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Shredded Leaves Insulate

Mother Nature has provided the perfect way to protect plants from winter cold: a thick blanket of leaves. But unfortunately, leaves rarely fall where they’re needed. It’s the delphinium, roses and hydrangeas that need to be blanketed in leaves, not … Continue reading

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