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    Giving Back Through Gardening

    Like many of you, the staff of Fine Gardening has been touched by the selfless heroics of  frontline medical workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. We will never be able to…

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    Episode 61: What We’re Starting From Seed

    It’s been a long winter and a less-than-stellar start to spring, so naturally we went a little overboard on the seed starting this year. While Steve purchased and started mostly…

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    Episode 60: Why Am I Not Growing This?

    For years these plants have been on our lists of must-haves—but they have tragically never made it into the garden. Why? Truthfully it’s probably because both Steve and Danielle suffer…

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    Fourth of July Bouquet

    Learn how to put together a Fourth of July bouquet from the garden.   See this article for more information and resources for growing your own Independence Day Garden. Plants…

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    Take the Vegetable Garden to New Heights Video

    A time-lapse video showing rooftop garden atop the Vancouver Club.

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    Designing a Small Bed, Part Two: Establishing a Theme

    It may sound like a paradox, but when designing a small bed, once your realize you can't have it all, your design opens itself up to you.

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    Designing a Small Border – Part One: Establishing a Backbone

    Every bed needs a backbone to anchor the entire planting. It's monumentally easier to create a backbone first than to go back and add it when the bed is already…

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    A Colorful, Small-Space Design

    Landscape architect and author Billy Goodnick takes us on a tour of his favorite garden. It’s a study in how to combine a great variety of plants in very small…

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    Making Containers at Chanticleer

    Jonathan Wright of Chanticleer in Wayne, Pennsylvania shows you how public gardens create those over-the-top container displays. There are over 150 containers on display on the main terrace surrounding the…

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    A Collector’s Paradise

    The first two questions visitors ask Patrick Anderson when they see his garden devoted to succulent plants are "What were you thinking?" and "Why these plants?" Patrick's answer goes straight…

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