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    3 Great Nativars for the Northeast

    You may have heard the word nativars and wondered what they are, but I'll bet you are already growing a rather impressive list of nativars in your garden. Simply said, nativars…

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    Shrubs for High-Impact, Low-Work Gardening

    Elle Ronis sent in a lot of terrific photos of her garden. (See a previous post of her garden here.) After looking through them, I wanted to feature her incredible…

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    A Garden for People and Turtles

    My name is Melissa McClelland. I am a full-time veterinary technician and an amateur photographer, and I spend my spare time in my garden in Winsted, Connecticut. I maintain a…