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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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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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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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