Monthly Archives: March 2013

Microgreens: A Taste of Spring

From Seed to Harvest in 23 Days I’m still waiting for spring. Waiting — impatiently — to get out there and garden. But no matter the weather, you can grow and harvest a crop of microgreens just a few weeks. … Continue reading

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Custom Garden Clothes: It’s About Bloomin’ Time!

Zephyr Summer Shirt: Our new gardening clothing feels breezy and cool. Special fabric fends off the sun. Buff Bandana: This versatile piece of garden wear is made of stretchy, stylish fabric that can be fashioned into a headband, bandana, scarf, … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Rhubarb Recipes

Jonathan Stevens, rhubarb lover and author of the blog Real Men Sow. Want to grow your own? Read the article How to Grow Rhubarb. Want to buy some? We sell a variety called Chipman’s Canada Red, hardy in USDA zones … Continue reading

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Welcome Bluebirds Into Your Landscape

I know it sounds silly, but somehow I feel like I’m a better person for having bluebirds nesting in my yard. If these brilliant icons of spring opt to spend time in my landscape, then I must be doing something … Continue reading

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More Than a Garden Shed

My place: I am going to add a front porch this summer. Found these old post cards online and glued them to the wall. This light came from a kitchen remodel that my husband did. My place to escape In … Continue reading

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11 Other Ways to Use the Boot Tray

Jumbo Boot Tray .dropcap { float: left; width: 1em; font-size: 4em; line-height: 83%; color:#78A22E } When it comes to humble, hardworking products, our Boot Tray makes the top of the list. It’s simple, sturdy and contains the mess. Nothing fancy. … Continue reading

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Variegated Solomon’s Seal, 2013 Perennial of the Year

#blog-main .pastwiners ul li { list-style-type: none; } Variegated Solomon’s seal, this year’s perennial of the year. With gracefully arching stems and bright green leaves with white edges, variegated Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’) is a welcome addition to the … Continue reading

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What to Do With Horticultural Plastic

A recycling trailer at the Missouri Botanical Garden, part of a pot- recycling program that uses collection trailers that can be pulled behind a pickup truck. About a dozen garden shops in the St. Louis area participate in the program … Continue reading

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