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Late Summer Sprawl: Tomatoes and Tomatillos

Late Summer Sprawl: Tomatoes and Tomatillos

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It's been HOT out there. My tomatoes are getting AGGRESSIVE.

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Orange Is The New Green

Orange Is The New Green

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We've got a ripe pumpkin already, it's only August. Now what?

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The Summer Cold

The Summer Cold

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I'm home, sick and in bed. Not gardening.

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Which Would You Choose? Kitchen Compost Collectors

Which Would You Choose? Kitchen Compost Collectors

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I woke up this morning, walked into the kitchen and all of a sudden the kitchen scrap collection method we've been using for years just didn't cut the mustard greens anymore...

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I have a Crack and Weed Problem

I have a Crack and Weed Problem

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You see these weed-busting theories flying around the 'net, especially on Pinterest, and I wanted to test for myself what works and what's a stupid waste of time...

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The Break Up

The Break Up

Go away. You weren't supposed to BE here. We broke up last fall... (View photos first!)

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Battle of the Creeps

Battle of the Creeps

BIG FIGHT!

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Swearing for Gardeners: Holy @#$#%#!

Swearing for Gardeners: Holy @#$#%#!

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Hey, I'm ALL for trees. And I'm all for enthusiastically trying to reproduce oneself all over the place. Wait. Whaaa?

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Chic Garden Stuff (Totally Disappointment Free!): The Chicago Botanic Gardens Antique and Garden Fair

Chic Garden Stuff (Totally Disappointment Free!): The Chicago Botanic Garden's Antique and Garden Fair

I've seen a lot of stuff lately and most of it has bummed me out. This left me buzzzzzzzzzing!

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Push Th Little Daisies

Push Th' Little Daisies

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While I'm not totally anti-lawn, I do think you can have too much lawn.... And I do.

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The Boring Post About Houseplants

The Boring Post About Houseplants

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Every garden blogger has to do a post about their houseplants at least once a year. Today's the day.

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Oooh Afternoon Delight!

Oooh Afternoon Delight!

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It's the perfect time of year to get away to a good greenhouse and buy yourself some plants and breathe in some warm and steamy plant-filled air. Restorative, really.

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I Would If I Could, But I Cant

I Would If I Could, But I Can't

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I have the time, the itch- But not the weather...

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The Case of the Rapidly Diminishing Hedge Apples

The Case of the Rapidly Diminishing Hedge Apples

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They were there, then they weren't.... Whodunit?

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Winter Containers: The Good, But Possibly Iffy (Part 2)

Winter Containers: The Good, But Possibly Iffy (Part 2)

Now, these may not all be my personal taste, but they are all done well and you can tell that it is the homeowners' taste, for reals.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: An Encyclopedia of Outdoor Winter Decor (Part 1:  The Train Wrecks)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: An Encyclopedia of Outdoor Winter Decor (Part 1: The Train Wrecks)

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There just isn't enough info out there on how-to (or how not to) do your winter pots, beds and garlands. Here is all you need to know, in 3 (maybe 4) parts...

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Asterzilla vs. Mumthra

Asterzilla vs. Mumthra

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Clearly, I'm an aster person. I wouldn't have named my blog (and most of my life) Kiss My Aster if I wasn't in love with them. But I wasn't always...

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Hey Girl- The Autumn Edition

Hey Girl- The Autumn Edition

Gardener Gosling is feelin' the season and wants to watch It's the Great Pumpkin,Charlie Brown with you after a fun-filled day of leaf raking.

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How to Take Better Garden Photos (Aster Style!)

How to Take Better Garden Photos (Aster Style!)

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I'm a lousy photographer- especially when it comes to garden shots. But I found something over the weekend that makes my photos WAY more interesting to look at....

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Lava Rockin

Lava Rockin'

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My midcentury modern ranch is literally encircled in red lava rock. It's laying on top of an ineffective layer of clear plastic. We are in the process of raking it up and doing.... something with it. How does one get rid of this much red lava rock?

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