garden pathways

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    Resetting the Border

    Kathy Schreurs in Sheldon, Iowa, is sharing her garden with us today. She wrote in right before the change from daylight savings time, and had this to say: It’s that…

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    The Garden at Night

    Today we’re in Raleigh, North Carolina, visiting with John Matthews. I am an avid gardener, and while my gardens show very well during the day, I really like the fact…

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    Making Your Garden Beautiful and Functional With Pathways

    No matter the size, style, or location of your cultivated patch of paradise, at the heart of every great garden is at least one pathway. These essential areas are an…

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    Solutions for Common Gardening Mistakes

    We all make mistakes, but most of us would prefer not to learn every gardening lesson the hard way. To help us avoid at least a few ­future blunders, we…

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    Perfect Plants for Pots Along Pathways

    This diverse and exciting plant group seems like it appeared overnight, with new varieties emerging every day. Sun or shade, upright or trailing, dwarf or massive—there is a coleus for…

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    Clare’s New Jersey Garden

    My name is Clare Oliva, and I live and garden in northern New Jersey. Photos of my garden have previously been featured on Garden Photo of the Day (Clare's Garden…

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    10 Expert Tips for Designing Your Garden

    In an ideal world, everyone would be able to hire a designer to help with big garden decisions. But in reality, most of us end up doing our own design…

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    Expert Design Advice: Think Long-Term When Planning Your Garden

    When it comes to big-ticket items, like a patio that will define a key outdoor room, irrigation that must be installed before anything else, or slow-growing evergreens that will be…

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    James’s Front-Walk Garden

    Today James Dillon, a horticulturalist and landscape designer in Kearneysville, West Virginia, is sharing his beautiful front walk. I planted this garden in 2014. I use a lot of different…

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    Making Paradise in Ontario

    Today we’re visiting Susan Featherstone’s spectacular gardens. My husband and I purchased our home in Bradford, Ontario, 18 years ago. At the time we purchased it, it was approximately 30…