Author: James D. Gurganus

Flower Garden

Some longest Flowering Perpetual for your Garden

A well-designed garden offers interest from early spring to after autumn and beyond, if you also choose plants for the winter structure. But for the main growth period, much of this interest comes from flowering and deciduous plants. Gardeners who want a lower care landscape would be wise to look for perennials that are both […]

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A wildlife garden project Idea for all seasons

When it comes to starting an animal garden project, most gardeners tend to focus on the spring and summer months, when the fauna is very active. But the truth is that autumn and winter are the most critical times to support wildlife. Some animals migrate south for the winter, but many others remain active or […]

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Winterize Your Yard With Our Fall Garden

I love fall, but I’m not a fan of cleaning up the garden. There, I admitted it. I hit a bit of a wall of garden müdigkeit at this time of year when I’m actually excited to turn my attention indoors. And if I ‘m outside, I’ D rather be hiking or biking and enjoying […]

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Plant An Little Garden On A Kitchen Window

There are so many reasons to grow herbs indoors; they add a garden-fresh flavor to food, fragrance, and greenery indoors, and because packages of fresh herbs are expensive to buy at the supermarket, growing your own herbs can save you money. It’s easy to create a herb garden for a kitchen window, if you start […]

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Organic Fertilizers For Container Gardening

When it comes to organic fertilizers for gardening in containers, you have two basic options: granular or liquid. Let’s talk about each of them in detail. Complete Granular fertilizers for gardening in containers There are dozens of different brands of complete granular fertilizer mixtures. Most of these products combine different plant ingredients, fertilizers, animals and […]

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Garden Tips

Some Health Vegetable Gardening Books

I’m always on the lookout for the best vegetable gardening books, and each year, I add several new titles to my collection. At this point, I have dozens and dozens of books dedicated to food gardening. It’s true that there are a lot of fantastic books on vegetable gardening available at local bookshops as well […]

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Garden Tips

Some Tips To Grow a Salad Garden

Growing a salad garden is easier than you might think. Most lettuce leaves grow quickly and are ripe for harvesting only 4 to 6 weeks after sowing. They can be grown in garden beds or containers, with most thriving in cooler spring and autumn temperatures, although there are also plenty of heat-tolerant greens for summer […]

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Garden Tips

Some Tips To Grow Ground Cherries In A Garden

In my new book, Veggie Garden Remix, I talk about how to grow cherries from soil in a garden. This tomato cherry is also known as husk cherry and has become one of our favorite crops due to its ease of cultivation and generosity of marble-sized golden fruits. Read on to learn more about this […]

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Garden Tips

Garden Pests: Tips To Figure Out Who’s Eating Your Plants

Most gardeners are faced with pest problems from time to time, and although we have a wonderful guide to vegetable garden Pest here on our website, many gardeners need to be able to correctly identify a pest before turning to such a guide solutions to their problem. Garden Pest ID is a task that can […]

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Plants

Filling Up a Culinary Herb Garden

There are so many reasons to grow your own herbs. The most important reason is the taste; you can’t beat the fresh taste of the local herbs. Of course, growing a culinary herb garden is also an easy way to save money on your grocery bill. Store-bought herbs are expensive, often of dubious freshness, and […]

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Combining Eco-Friendly Design Elements Into A Traditional Landscape

One thing I find tricky about gardening trends is that they have way more longevity than, say, fashion, which changes constantly. Pollinators, for example, have been a “trend” for the last several years now, but gardening for pollinators is quite obviously a concept that is not going to go away—well, unless the pollinators do, but […]

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Flower Garden

Container Gardening Guide For You

Growing plants in containers is not necessarily as easy as it seems. Although immersing a plant in a pot may seem fairly easy, sometimes it can be a complicated matter to ensure that the plant thrives. What kind of soil is best for the plant? How much water does it take? Where is the best […]

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Plants

Edible Garden Design Ideas For You

Years ago, vegetable gardens were hidden in backyards, where their long rows and convenient plantings could be hidden from neighbors. Today, food gardens are a point of pride for many gardeners and are placed wherever there is enough sun to grow healthy vegetables, herbs and fruits. The design of the garden has also changed, as […]

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Flower Garden

Choosing Low-Maintenance Roses For Garden

Although they may have had a reputation for high maintenance in the past, roses have experienced a renaissance, of sorts. Modern varieties have attractive qualities for modern and busy gardeners, such as hardiness in cooler climates, drought resistance, self-cleaning (which means no dead head is required!), and greater resistance to ailment. Selecting low-maintenance roses for […]

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Pint-Sized Picks For A Miniature Plant Garden

It was a lovely Hosta garden that led me to think about the possibilities of displaying miniature plants in the open air. Tiny Hostas were shown both in the ground and with other shade plants, while others were planted together in pots, rocks and columns of tree stumps and in Schufa planters. Now it’s on […]

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