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  • Design

    Margaret’s North Carolina Garden

    My name is Margaret McDuffie. I live in Wilmington, North Carolina, which is in Zone 8. This is my first time sending pictures. I love the outdoors and beautiful landscaping.…

  • Design

    Adding Greenhouses to the Garden

    My name is Linda Newber, and I live in Wilmington, North Carolina, Zone 8. Since last submitting pictures (Lindas Coastal North Carolina Garden), I have added two greenhouses to my…

  • Design

    Escape Winter With a Greenhouse

    Today we’re visiting Kris and Bob Sislow’s indoor tropical paradise in Riverwoods, Illinois. We submitted pictures of our summer gardens a few years ago and decided now to send pictures…

  • Article

    A Greenhouse Winter Garden

    It’s early March in the Chicago area. The temperatures are still in the 20s, and it’s snowing again. When I get home from work, I head immediately to my greenhouse,…

  • Article

    How to Turn a Basement Into a Greenhouse

    Arlene Lopas shared her beautiful garden with us some weeks ago and mentioned that she uses lights in her basement to overwinter many plants. Many of you were curious about…

  • Design

    Designing a Garden Around an Antique Shed

    Today’s photos come from Sharon Weiser of St. Joseph, Missouri. Mine is a country garden at heart. In Zone 5, my garden is a mix of sun and shade, trees,…

  • How-To

    Constructing a Home Greenhouse

    If you dream of having a greenhouse one day, but are intimidated by cost or construction, my experience can help you. Like my father before me, I build greenhouses and…

  • Article

    Making a Garden From Scratch

    Brenda’s garden is up today. As you’ll see, she’s created quite the garden from virtually nothing! We started with an old hayfield full of weeds that was subdivided into 5-acre…

  • Article

    How to Grow Cucumbers

    Good riddance to the cucumbers of a few decades ago—those fat, green, spiny, tough-skinned, and acid-producing fruit that were once served with iceberg lettuce and bottled dressing. Today’s cucumber is…

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