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December 2011

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    The One Essential Thing To Know When Pruning Climbing Roses

    Pruning climbing roses can be intimidating. But far less so if you know one essential thing...

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    Through the gateway to a new year

    Today's photo, the last one of 2011 (Wow!), was taken by assistant editor Antonio Reis. Antonio says, "This is yet another whimsical feature at Sticks and Stones Farm in Newtown, Connecticut.…

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    Episode 3: Tannenbaum

    The Christmas tree is a holiday horticultural icon, and in this episode, we give you two slightly skewed tales of the storied evergreen. Andrew Keys talks to writer Pamela Price…

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    Moss and stones at Sticks and Stones

    Today's photo is from Assistant Editor Antonio Reis once again. Antonio says, "This is one of many labyrinths that I’ve found and half-completed (they take such a long time from…

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    America In Bloom: Rebuilding Communities a Shovelful at a Time

    On its surface, America In Bloom's national competition appears to be simply a horticulture program aimed at beautifying towns and cities around the country. But the deeper benefits for those…

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    Upcycling in the garden…

    Today's photo was taken by assistant editor Antonio Reis while on a photo shoot this fall. He says, "When I visited Lee Reich at his home in New Paltz, New…

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    READER PHOTOS! More from Pauline’s garden in California

    I'm beginning to think that Irvin and Pauline Faria's garden in Carmichael, California, is much larger than I originally thought! We've featured Pauline's garden here, here, here, and here. In…

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    READER PHOTOS! Odile’s garden in New York

    Happy Boxing Day, everyone! Today's photos are from Odile LaComb in Messina, New York. Odile says, "We live in Massena, New York, on the St. Lawrence River, which is the…

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    Spring Flowering Rose Lovers Unite!

    Find the thought of "once flowering" roses off putting. Think again!

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    Happy Holidays!!

    Today's photos are from Shauna McWilliams in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She recently visited the conservatory at Longwood Gardens and had to share this spectacular gingerbread man tree. For eveyone who...