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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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Flavorful Microgreens Pack Big Nutritional Punch

Microgreens, about a week old. Microgreens are easy to grow under lights or on a sunny windowsill. Learn how in the article How to Grow Microgreens. Those delicate, miniature greens decorating your chef-prepared restaurant meal may not only look beautiful … Continue reading

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Seen at the Farm Show

This year’s Vermont Farm Show in Essex Junction showcased the remarkable range of farm products raised, crafted and sold in the state and, in some cases, nationwide. Here’s a sampling of vendors at the show. Can you guess what this … Continue reading

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Bottle Trees: Joie de vivre on a stick

The entrance to the children’s garden at Shangri La Botanical Garden in Orange TX, is…well, entrancing. Slideshow: Photos from Felder Rushing’s collection of bottle trees from around the world. Bottle Tree People are so misunderstood… Unlike my Pink Flamingo friends, … Continue reading

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