small garden

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    Terrie’s Urban Sanctuary

    We’re visiting with Terrie Lewine today: I live in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, in a rowhome. I call my garden the Urban Sanctuary. The garden is a work in…

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    Gardening for a Friend

    Hello, this is Cindy in Chicago. A good friend was expecting her first baby this past spring. I knew she would be busy with an infant, so I volunteered to…

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    Visiting Tom’s Garden

    Tom VonIns is sharing his garden with us today. Tom and his wife started working on making a garden here in 1985. When they started it was mostly dirt with…

  • blue Adirondack chairs in front of garden beds along a wooden fence
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    A Year Into a New Garden Space

    Lynda Truelove is sharing her new garden with us today. I am an avid gardener, and we moved to our new home on a 7000-sq.-ft. unlandscaped lot a little over…

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    Two Plans for Small Urban Gardens With Big Impact

    Whether you live in an urban setting or a slightly larger suburban spot, space can often be a factor when it comes to garden choices. We all face a conundrum:…

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    Small Gardens Ain’t So Bad | Letter from the Editor

    While editing this issue, I haven’t been able to get Joni Mitchell out of my head. Yes, that Joni Mitchell—specifically, her 1970 hit “Big Yellow Taxi” and the line “You…

  • front yard garden in early fall
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    Marina’s Garden in Beeton, Ontario

    Today we're seeing photos of Marina's beautiful garden in Beeton, Ontario, which is thriving despite a challenging start. I just wanted to share a few pictures of my garden. I…

  • coneflowers in various shades of pink
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    Summer and Fall in Angie’s Garden

    Today we’re taking a look back at Angie’s garden in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Angie’s yard is small, so she uses a lot of pots to add extra color and diversity to…

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    Gardening on a Balcony

    Today we’re visiting with Cynthia Strickland. We visited her former garden in St. Louis (Gardening in St. Louis), but today she’s showing us her current gardening setup on a balcony…

  • succulents in a small container
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    Betsy’s Townhouse Garden

    Today’s photos are from Betsy Thompson in East Greenbush, New York, in Zone 5. We’ve visited Betsy’s garden before (Betsy's Garden in New York). Betsy lives in a townhouse and…