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    Personal Touches Make all the Difference

    As a garden designer, I always make it a point to bring my clients to my garden to show them my personal style but, more important, to give them a…

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    Less is More: 2010 Container Design Challenge Results

    Last year, we challenged you to design a container that embodied the theme “less is more.” At the time, the economy was in rough shape, and we thought this would…

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    Stand Out Without Sticking Out

    It’s different, but it still fits in. When driving by this front yard in Knoxville, Tennessee, it’s obvious that a gardener lives inside. But when creating the space, the owner…

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    Finding Space for Veggies in a Small Yard

    Lately, there seems to be a lot of farmer envy in the gardening world. The recent locavore (eat locally grown food) trend, food-contamination scares, and the high price of produce…

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    Regional Picks: Deerproof Perennials – Midwest

    Hoary skullcap Name: Scutellaria incana usda hardiness zones: 5 to 8 size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 18 to 24 inches wide conditions: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained…

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    Containers for Entryways

    Narrow, upright plants act as columns. Snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata cvs., USDA Hardiness Zone 11), which mimic the look and feel of columns on the house of a grand estate,…

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    Small-Space Gardening | Make the Most of a Small Space

    It’s been said that you can tell a lot about people by their gardens. I think mine says that my life is full and varied. As a certified plantaholic, I…

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    Perennials for Dry Shade

    Sooner or later, in the evolution of most landscapes, you will have to overcome the challenge of a dry-shade area. It’s a combination brutal enough to make any gardener cringe,…