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    Dandelion House Garden

    Today we’re in southern Massachusetts at Dandelion House Gardens, home of Debbie Bosworth. I’ve been gardening for 30 years, and my gardens in this home are about 10 years old,…

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    20 Great Annuals to Start From Seed

    Annuals are the quintessential filler plant. Although they only live for one year, they are well worth the effort of planting. Annuals bulk up quickly, generally flower continuously through spring…

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    Visiting Soggy Bottom Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Dawnn McWatters. I've been subscribing to (or buying) your magazine for many years as an amateur gardener. In 2019 I stepped up my game, left a…

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    Worth the Wait

    Earlier in the year, Christine Saint-Pierre in Victoriaville, Quebec, shared some photos of butterflies enjoying her garden in previous years while patiently waiting for summer to arrive. Well, summer has…

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    From Barren Lot to Pollinator Paradise

    My name is Barb Mrgich. I am a Master Gardener in Adams County, Pennsylvania, which is in Zone 6a. My husband and I bought our 3/8-acre lot in 1989. The…

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    A Peaceful Retreat, 20 Years in the Making

    Today’s photos come from Dennis and Patty Taylor. We have been gardening in a quarter-acre lot in Zone 5 in Bourbonnais, Illinois, since 1999. We have been featured in the…

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    A Summer Showstopper From Every Angle | Plant Recommendation

    A plethora of plants sport daisylike flowers in midsummer, so for one to stand out from the crowd takes a little something extra—which is exactly what ‘Sunstruck’ oxeye sunflower has.…

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    Celebrate Summer with Sunflowers

    Stuart Boone from Red Bluff, California, sent in these pictures of an assortment of sunflowers he grew in his garden this year. Sunflowers are terrific plants, native to the United…

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    Fashion for Foliage

    This time of the year, I really start appreciating foliage in the garden. As the heat of the summer drags on, many flowers begin to fade, but foliage just keeps…