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Slideshow: Details Make the Difference

Slideshow: Details Make the Difference

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Tour the California garden of Sabrina and Freeland Tanner, whose attention to detail takes gardening to another level.

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Rock on!

Rock on!

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Check out this little combo from the Cotton-Arbo retum in Winchester, Massachusetts, in which a gorgeous chunk of pink quartz is framed by a beautiful stand of 'Chequers' deadnettle (Lamium maculatum 'Chequers', USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8). Dreamy!

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Tell us about your pruning mistakes

Tell us about your pruning mistakes

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Is there a gardener out there who hasn't botched a pruning job? Fess up, folks, and post your story.

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A wonderful lawn-to-woodland transition

A wonderful lawn-to-woodland transition

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I love this layered planting on the edge of the woods at Cornell Plantations in Ithaca, New York. A small hosta along the front edge gives way to a swath of extravagently blooming rodgersias next...

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All About Starting Seeds

All About Starting Seeds

First-timers and seasoned gardeners alike will find useful tips and techniques for getting their ornamental and vegetable seedlings off to the best possible start.

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READER PHOTO! A lawn of thyme

READER PHOTO! A lawn of thyme

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Today's photos are from Roberta Smith in Cologne, Minnesota. She says, "I have a lot of shrub roses in my front yard. In June when they are all blooming it is quite a sight to see with all the...

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When Jack Frost Comes Blowing Through Your Garden.

When Jack Frost Comes Blowing Through Your Garden.

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How do you prevent rose canes from snapping off during winter winds? A few tips for how and when.

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Ah, the passionflower...

Ah, the passionflower...

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What's more freakish and fabulous than a passionflower bloom? They come in a bizillion colors and sizes, bloom all summer, and if you live in a warm enough climate, might even give you something to...

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READER PHOTO! Mystery flowers

READER PHOTO! Mystery flowers

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When Mary Palmer from near Monroe, Washington, sent in this photo a couple of days ago, I had an inkling of what these gardening ornaments were, and I begged her to tell me I was right...

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READER PHOTOS! Fairy gardens in the land of...Washington

READER PHOTOS! Fairy gardens in the land of...Washington

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Today's photos are from Patti Sherwood in Kalama, Washington.  She says, "This was the first of several fairy gardens that my granddaughters and I have created.  I've become a bit...

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A Book That Fattens Your Wallet and Warms Your Home

A Book That Fattens Your Wallet and Warms Your Home

If you're interested in reducing your energy bills and making your landscaping more beautiful, Sue Reed's book, Energy-Wise Landscape Design belongs on your holiday gift list.

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Use chairs as a canvas for eye-popping color!

Use chairs as a canvas for eye-popping color!

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In this Michigan garden, the designer didn't stop with just one paint color when dressing up his patio chairs. He went all out with colorful plaids and polka dots! Paired with pots of a happy jumble...

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Did you know?

Did you know?

Did you know we have a Facebook page and a Twitter account?

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You must pass the creatures of the pool to get cool...

You must pass the creatures of the pool to get cool...

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In Laura Crockett's garden in Oregon, foam pool noodles lend a playful alien flair to the clumps of miscanthus at the entrance to her kids' pool. Some curlicue metal antennae complete to poufball...

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READER PHOTO! Lemonade from lemons

READER PHOTO! Lemonade from lemons

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Today's post is from Katherine Davis. She says, "I had an old oak that had to come down but I thought it would be nice to save part of the trunk and do something "FUN" with it. I now have a tree chair that everyone loves to sit in."

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Give Thanks to The Garden Today

Give Thanks to The Garden Today

Before you settle down for Thanksgiving take a walk outside and give thanks.

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Paint the garden red! Or green...or blue...

Paint the garden red! Or green...or blue...

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Got a dead tree nagging you? An old broken bike hanging around the shed? A junk pile waiting for a trip to the dump? Marry one of those things with a can of brightly colored spraypaint, and youve...

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READER PHOTO! Jumbo caterpillar

READER PHOTO! Jumbo caterpillar

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Here's another fun photo from Mary Sherwood of Littleton, North Carolina. It's a shot from the children's garden at New York Botanical Garden. Mary says, "I liked this garden topiary because of the...

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READER PHOTOS! More fun from NYBG

READER PHOTOS! More fun from NYBG

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Mary Sherwood from Littleton, North Carolina, was inpired by yesterday's post to send in these photos of the Chihuly exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden in 2006. Beautiful--thanks, Mary! Well...

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A whole week of garden FUN!!

A whole week of garden FUN!!

This week I'd like to focus on having some FUN in the garden!! We're talking wild and whimsical here, folks. Let's kick it off today with a shot from a few years ago at the entrance to the childrens...

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