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How to Build a Single Stem Trellis

How to Build a Single Stem Trellis

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Indeterminate tomatoes will grow forever if frost, extreme drought, or some other thing does not kill them. Pruning can keep that endless growth in check, but you first need to choose a means of support for your plants. The best method is to support the plants from above.

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Show us yours and well show you ours

Show us yours and we'll show you ours

From the depths of winter it can be hard to believe that spring will ever come. While spring can be shyer in some regions than others, she eventually smiles on us all. Show us yours and we'll show...

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Campanulas You Cant Live Without - The Full List

Campanulas You Can't Live Without - The Full List

Here is the full list of evaluated campanulas (Fine Gardening issue #157), as well as those unable to be rated due to under performance. Plants were weak and declined quickly the first summer. Campanula 'Milkshake' (1) Weak plants the first year and severe crown loss in winter. Gradually died out the...

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Plant IDs: Lessons learned from a 25-year-old garden

Plant ID's: Lessons learned from a 25-year-old garden

Two seasoned gardeners impart words of wisdom to help you avoid their mistakes and share in their successes. Here are Plant ID's that accompany the story in Fine Gardening May/June Issue #157.

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2013 Container Design Challenge Results: Monochromatic Color

2013 Container Design Challenge Results: Monochromatic Color

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Last spring, we challenged our readers to design a container that featured a single color. The results are in. And yet again, we’re astounded by the talent and vision of our readers.

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2014 Container Design Challenge Containers of Tomorrow

2014 Container Design Challenge Containers of Tomorrow

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The theme for the 2014 Container Challenge is "Containers of Tomorrow." The possibilities are mind-bloggling!

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Poems and Favorite Daffodils

Poems and Favorite Daffodils

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What do we think of when we picture spring? Daffodils, of course.   Michelle Gervais, Senior Editor, adores 'Actaea'   'Actaea' daffodil (Narcissus 'Actaea', Zones 3-9)I love poeticus daffodils. They're so cute with their tiny little cups and...

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Spring Happens Reader Photo Contest Rules

Contest rules for the Spring Happens reader photo contest.

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FG Plus: A new place for gardeners like you

FG Plus: A new place for gardeners like you

There is a place for people like us. Others might not know why you always hit the brakes when you see a sign with the magic words "Plant Sale." It's OK with us if you show up to work with a little...

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#FineGardening #FGgpod and #NWFGS

#FineGardening #FGgpod and #NWFGS

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Translation: FineGardening Senior Editor Michelle Gervais will share our reader’s gardens featured in “Garden Photo of the Day” at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show next week!

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Breaking the Rules: Plant Identification

Breaking the Rules: Plant Identification

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Deviating from three common design principles frees you to create a truly unique garden.

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Plants for an Inviting Front-Yard Pathway: Plant Identification

Plants for an Inviting Front-Yard Pathway: Plant Identification

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Gail Gee’s home in Fulton, Maryland, features a front door that isn’t visible from her parking area, so she designed an inviting pathway and garden to lead the way.

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