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Galanthophilia can be contagious

Galanthophilia can be contagious

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In Britain it is a bit grey and damp at this time of year - unless you get down on the ground and talk to the Snowdrops.

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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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Step 2 In Preventing Winter Damage To Your Roses

Step 2 In Preventing Winter Damage To Your Roses

Last week we gave you a tip on helping prevent winter damage to your roses. Here is another little one.

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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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Step One In Preventing Winter Damage To Your Roses

Step One In Preventing Winter Damage To Your Roses

Winter is well on its way and in some parts of the country it's already here. Here is a first step to help prevent winter damage.

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READER PHOTOS! Teries garden in New York

READER PHOTOS! Terie's garden in New York

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Today's photos are from Terie Rawn in Newfield, New York. Terie says, "Here are various pictures of my backyard gardens featuring the garden cottage that my husband built to honor our 30th wedding...

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READER PHOTOS! More from Leslies garden in Colorado

READER PHOTOS! More from Leslie's garden in Colorado

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We featured some scenes from Leslie Ornelas's gorgeous Colorado Springs, Colorado, garden back on October 12th of 2011, and if you go back and take another look, you might recognize some of the...

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READER PHOTOS! More from Kielians garden in Montana

READER PHOTOS! More from Kielian's garden in Montana

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Remember Kielian DeWitt? We featured her garden back on December 9th. Take another look. OK, so Kielian sent in these photos last week, and while she was worried they're not "gardeny" enough for the...

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Container Plantings for Wintry Settings

Container Plantings for Wintry Settings

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Scott Endres, co-owner of Tangletown Gardens, a Minneapolis garden center and landscape design firm, doesn't let the brutal Minnesota winter put an end to his inventive container plantings. When...

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Just a little bit of color

Just a little bit of color

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It's amazing what just a little bit of color and structure will do to make winter oh-so-much-more attractive. This rustic birdhouse, besides attracting feathered friends to this garden, turns a...

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READER PHOTOS! Springtime ice

READER PHOTOS! Springtime ice

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Today's photos are from Amy in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She says, "I really abhor the ice and hail this close to spring, but it melts quickly and I love the little icy prisons the plants become trapped...

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Garden in Winter photo contest WINNER!

Garden in Winter photo contest WINNER!

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Today's photo is the overall winner of the Garden in Winter photo contest! It's from finegardening.com member pennylph, a.k.a. Lynette Hall from Carmichael, California, who says, "I enjoy the...

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Garden in Winter 1st runner-up! Dreaming of Summer

Garden in Winter 1st runner-up! Dreaming of Summer

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Today's photo, our 1st runner-up in the Garden in Winter photo contest, is from finegardening.com member gottagarden, who says, "Although the garden is buried under at least a foot of snow...

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Garden in Winter 2nd runner-up! Winter Grasses

Garden in Winter 2nd runner-up! Winter Grasses

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Today's photo, our 2nd runner-up in the Garden in Winter photo contest, is from finegardening.com member Janek15, who says, "These 'Karl Foerster' grasses are the perfect plant for Colorado winter...

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Garden in Winter 3rd runner-up! Fairy in the Snow

Garden in Winter 3rd runner-up! Fairy in the Snow

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Today's photo, our 3th runner-up in the Garden in Winter photo contest, is from finegardening.com member Wife_Mother_Gardener, who says, "When the first snows fall, I grab my camera and capture the...

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ALL WEEK: Garden in Winter Photo Contest, finalists and winner!

ALL WEEK: Garden in Winter Photo Contest, finalists and winner!

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Even while a garden is sleeping, it has joy to share, even though you might have to look a little harder to find it. Back in December, we asked our website visitors to show us the best of their...

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

The snowfall we just had in the Southeast isn't normal for us. Should we worry about snow on the roses?

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READER PHOTO! Winter asparagus

READER PHOTO! Winter asparagus

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Today's winter-themed photo is from Victoria Coates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She says, "I have been amazed by the ongoing beauty of this asparagus fern.  It had a hearty run this...

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The Garden in Winter, Day #5

The Garden in Winter, Day #5

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A rare dusting of snow in Dallas turns an angel into... a snow angel, of course. Today's photo is from Joanne Pospisil in Carrollton, Texas. She said, "It rarely snows in Dallas, Texas, but when it does ...... it's magical!!"

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The Garden in Winter, Day #4

The Garden in Winter, Day #4

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Surreal? The alchemy of frost and snow turns ordinary plants into something altogether mesmerizing. Today's photo is another photo from Mike Lane in Victoria, B.C. He said, "There's beauty to be found in the garden, even in winter. This cabbage looked so beautiful after a frost that I...

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