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    Spring Planting Plan for the Northeast

    In her article "Spring Planting Ideas," Michelle Gervais beautifully illustrates the magical time that is the start of spring: "Our winter-weary spirits lift as hints of green begin to appear.…

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    Three Amazing Understory Trees and Shrubs

    While many of us think of trees as super-tall giants or stand-alone specimen plants, we also know that most trees naturally grow in forests and that forests aren’t all made…

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    Beate’s Vermont Garden

    Today’s photos are from Beate in Brandon, Vermont. Hello, I moved to Vermont from Virginia in 2019 and started to establish a new garden on a mostly empty 3/4-acre lot.…

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    July in Tingshu’s Back Garden

    We’re back in Massachusetts today, visiting Tingshu Hu’s garden. We saw her front garden in July yesterday, and today we’re moving to the back garden in high summer. Early morning…

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    July in Tingshu’s Front Garden

    We’re in Massachusetts today, visiting Tingshu Hu’s garden. Tingshu has been sharing scenes from her garden at different times of the year. Today we’ve moved into July and are looking…

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    2023 Highlights in Fran’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Fran Cohen who gardens in Rhode Island: In the middle of my winter gardening routine, pouring over seed catalogs, reviewing favorite gardening books and old Fine…

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    Summer and Fall in Maria’s Garden

    I am Maria and I live in the southwest of the province of Quebec, Canada, Zone 5. I want to add that my husband is in charge of the grass…

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    Favorites from Moyra’s Garden

    We’re visiting Moyra Bunger’s garden today. I live near Syracuse, New York, on the banks of Limestone Creek. I've lived here for 34 years and have enjoyed turning the property…

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    4 Uncommon Trees and Shrubs for Striking Late-Season Interest

    Late fall and early winter can be a drab time in northeastern gardens. Most of the leaves have faded from the trees, and the perennial border is looking mushy and…

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    Tingshu’s Massachusetts Garden

    My name is Tingshu Hu. I live in Dunstable, Massachusetts (Zone 5b), but I love plants for warmer regions, such as canna (Canna hybrids, Zones 8–11 or as tender bulbs),…