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    Be a Garden Matchmaker

    Steven W., who gardens in western Washington State (Zone 8b) with his gardening partner, Sandy Lynch, sent in these images of some inspired plant combinations from his dreamy garden. If…

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    Carefully Chosen Colors Bring a Garden Together

    My name is Carol Verhake. I’m the current president of the Hardy Plant Society Mid-Atlantic Group and a landscape designer in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, in the Philadelphia suburbs. My passion for…

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    Paradise by a Pond

    Today’s pictures come from Linda Tutwiler in Pell City, Alabama. Here’s what she has to say about her garden: Our garden every year seems to get better and better. My…

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    Bold and Beautiful Zinnias

    These classic annuals have vibrant colors and forms

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    Turn a Whiskey-Barrel Planter Into Art

    A few years ago, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens contacted me to see if I had any ideas for chapters for a new book Designing an Herb Garden. Tina Marie Wilcox and…