Monthly Archives: January 2013

Saved! A Front Yard Vegetable Garden in Quebec

Canadians Michel Beauchamp and Josée Landry designed their own garden, in their Drummondville, Quebec, front yard. She says “I love design and Michel has great ideas.” One reason the garden is in the front yard: The back yard is too … Continue reading

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Gold Leaf Gardening Gloves Earn Royal Approval

Gold Leaf Soft Touch Gloves From UK to US Tough Touch Gardener’s Supply is proud to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Gold Leaf Gardening Gloves. We offer: Tough Touch: Protect hands and keep them warm and dry — even … Continue reading

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Nasturtiums: Too Much of a Good Thing? No!

This mass of nasturtiums demonstrates that it’s possible to have too much of a good thing — or, perhaps, too many kinds of a good thing. Planted together here are: Cherries Jubilee in the foreground, Peach Melba Superior in the … Continue reading

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A New Way to Grow: the Pea Tunnel

Our new Pea Tunnel A fun way to grow peas: The Pea Tunnel. This innovative trellis makes the most of tight garden spaces and fits nicely in a 3′ to 4′ raised bed. Plant a row of peas on each … Continue reading

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Report Links Pesticides to Children’s Health Problems

Though cold winds chill the air and snow blankets much of the U.S., pesticide use remains a hot topic — and not only among gardeners. The most recent comments come from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Environmental … Continue reading

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Abundant Inspiration at Hampton Court

The Rose of The Year for 2013, You’re Beautiful, on display at the Hampton Court Flower Show. This floribunda produces an abundance of bright pink, lightly scented flowers. Height and spread: 3×3′. Fashion meets horticulture in this strapless gown crafted … Continue reading

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Ready to Garden? Use a Little Force

Blue hyacinths in full, fragrant bloom. Hyacinth bulbs that have already been chilled Forcing vases, which are designed for growing a single bulb. As the seed catalogs arrive, I get the urge to do some gardening. The only thing that … Continue reading

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