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    Why to Use Raised Garden Beds, Especially in Extreme Climates

    My first foray into gardening was many years ago when my husband and I joined another couple in renting a community garden plot in Arlington, Virginia. We inherited the worst…

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    GPOD on the Road: Buffalo Garden Walk

    Today Barb Mrgich is taking us along on a walking tour of gardens. A couple years ago, a friend and I took a bus trip to visit the Buffalo Garden…

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    Gardens of a Philadelphia Townhouse

    I am Rich from Philadelphia. I am sharing some images from the gardens of our 1812 Federal-style townhouse. There is a front yard, which is located in the middle of…

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    Small Space, Big Yields

    Today we’re headed to Canada to visit a garden that proves you don’t need a lot of space to grow a lot of food. My name is Lindsay, and I…

  • How-To

    A Stylish Raised Bed Almost Anyone Can Build

    By now, we all know the perks of raised beds. They are an aesthetically pleasing way to grow edibles and cut flowers. Because they are essentially large containers, you can…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Meet Tara Nolan, Raised Bed Revolutionary

    Tara Nolan knows how to raise the profile of a traditional vegetable garden into something special. Her new book leads the charge for gardeners wanting to join the "Raised Bed…

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    Stylish Raised Bed Ideas

    If you want more than the standard box, here's how to kick it up a notch

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    Are Pressure Treated Woods Safe in Garden Beds?

    Gardeners have used pressure-treated wood for decades in raised beds and as posts, but on December 31, 2003, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned the sale of lumber treated with…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Building Raised Beds

    So you're wondering how to start a vegetable or kitchen garden? Not to worry. Our seven-video series How to Start a Vegetable Garden will help you get your first veggie…

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    How to Garden Down Under

    Gardening is a favorite pastime for people around the globe and every country has its own gardening challenges. Gardeners in Sydney, Australia, have successfully learned how to adapt to the…