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    Episode 81: Disco in-FERN-oh

    If that title doesn’t grab you, nothing will! We’re talking all things ferns, including East Coast natives, West Coast natives, selections that are from prehistoric times, and even a climbing…

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    6 Amazing Small Trees

    Trees are critical backbones in a landscape and likely the biggest plant investment you’ll ever make because they generally have large price tags. Also, trees don’t transplant well once they’re…

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    Episode 80: New Plants

    With so many events canceled in the last year, we sure are happy that the plant breeders still decided to unveil a healthy crop of new plants for us to…

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    The Best Low-Maintenance Shrubs

    Most gardeners agree that shrubs require less primping than perennials do to look good. And lots of shrubs grow just fine without much help from you. But which ones do…

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    Episode 78: Best Clematis

    Truth be told, Steve and Danielle don’t grow many clematis. But over their many, many years at Fine Gardening, they’ve researched and written a lot about this genus. In doing…

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    Make an Easy Strawflower Ornament

    When the weather turns gray outside, add cheerful color to your winter décor with an easy-to-make floral ornament. Strawflowers (Xerochrysum bracteatum, Zones 8–10) are unfussy annuals that grow anywhere with…

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    Episode 77: Year in Review

    What can we say about 2020 that hasn’t already been said? With all the bad that occurred, one positive for the staffers at FG was more time spent in our…

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    New Plants Showing Promise

    New plants are what make gardeners’ hearts skip a beat. Each year, many of us drool over the latest offerings at the nursery or read intently about up-and-coming perennials in…

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    Truly Tough Shade Plants

    While plenty of wonderful plants will grow in the shade, many of them can be a bit finicky. And it always seems that the prettiest ones – the ones we…

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    Build a Holiday Garden Gnome

    After such a long and dreary year, we could all use a celebration. Add some cheer to your front yard this holiday season with an adorable holiday garden gnome built…