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by Margaret Telsch-Williams There are three very wonderful sides to my house that I love to plant in and each reward me with blooms which attract all kinds of birds, bees, and butterflies. There is, however, one side of my …

by Jeanne

“Don’t come out to the garage!” my husband shouted when he returned from his weekly shopping excursion.  Curious, I of course had to peek around the car to see what he was unloading. Several gigantic poles, followed by major pieces …

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by Jeanne

Don’t look a gift plant in the mouth…or the sepals, for that matter. One of the great joys of backyard gardening are gift plants, those plants lovingly dug from a neighbor’s iris bed, perennial garden or vegetable rows and handed …

margaret Mixed Containers
April 25th, 2011
by margaret

Part of the joys of warm temperatures for me is planting annuals into containers to line my front steps as well as dress up our deck. While planting a small seedling of a flowering plant is easy enough for anyone …

amy Daffodils
April 25th, 2011
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by amy

It doesn’t truly feel like spring, until the daffodils bloom. This year, they were a full week late, but they did arrive. It is still cool enough that spring seems to be creeping in, rather than hitting us all at …

Jeanne The Joy of Climbing Roses
April 21st, 2011
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by Jeanne

“Don’t come out to the garage!” my husband shouted when he returned from his weekly shopping excursion.  Curious, I of course had to peek around the car to see what he was unloading. Several gigantic poles, followed by major pieces …

carole Resonance in the Berry Patch
April 19th, 2011
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by carole

I bought six pots of strawberries with small white fruit on a couple of them. I placed them in the window and splashed water on the pots now and then. A few weeks later, I found even more berries, some …

janet Made in the Shade
April 16th, 2011
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by janet

My new garden area will have even more shade than the house where I currently live. Now, the north and east sections of my yard stay sunny most of the day. But I am used to working with plants that …

amy Multipurpose Gardening
April 16th, 2011
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by amy

While reading the latest issue of Organic Gardening magazine, I find myself turning again and again, to the article by Valerie Easton: Island Pastoral. It is all about a breathtaking garden, cared for by Shirley Collins, on Whidbey Island, Washington. …

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by Michele Miller

There’s nothing like fresh air and sunshine to get a country gal (or guy!) motivated for gardening. But sometimes life’s stresses can leave us tired and feeling like we don’t have time to plant our beloved produce and flowers. That’s …

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