Andrew Schulman

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    Plants for Property Lines

    We have all seen it: the line of arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 2–7) marching down the property line, stiff as can be, their heads lopped off…

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    Beautiful, Low-Maintenance Plants

    Amp up your garden’s wow factor by planting one of these no-fuss showstoppers

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    A Front Yard Makeover

    Learn how these homeowners turned their front yard into a welcoming space

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    Two Steps for Pruning Climbing Roses

    Prune yearly for healthier, more manageable growth and bigger, better flowers

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    Garden Vagabonds

    With these self-sowers, what you lose in control you gain in adventure

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    Choosing the Right Paving Materials

    Consider these options for the look you want at a price that fits your budget

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    15 Tips for Designing a Better Garden

    A garden designer offers advice for creating enjoyable, livable garden spaces

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    Feeding and Mulching Roses

    Choose a fertilizer that is labeled as being especially for roses. It will have the right balance of nitrogen for top growth, phosphorus, which stimulates the bloom, and potassium for…

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    Planting Garden Roses in Containers

    Select a rose that will stay in scale with the container without much heavy pruning. In terms of size, 24 to 36-inch-wide containers are ideal. For durability, lean toward cast…

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    Ridding Your Garden of Slugs and Snails

    Snails and their no-shelled cousins, slugs, are a common problem in many gardens. Sometimes they're imported with new plants; once introduced to the terrain, they are hard to eliminate. Getting…