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    Hugh’s Celebration of Annuals From Seed, Part 2

    Today we're back in Hugh Locke's garden in Shrub Oak, New York, enjoying some of the beautiful annuals he grew from seed last year. Check out yesterday's post if you…

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    Take the Vegetable Garden to New Heights

    The task was a bit overwhelming: Design and create an edible garden that was productive enough to supply produce for a restaurant, make sure it looked beautiful most of the…

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    4 Easy, Pretty, and Edible Planting Designs

    I consider myself pretty lucky to have thousands of heirloom vegetable, flower, and herb varieties in my backyard—which happens to be Seed Savers Exchange's Heritage Farm in Decorah, Iowa. Although…

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    Finding Space for Veggies in a Small Yard

    Lately, there seems to be a lot of farmer envy in the gardening world. The recent locavore (eat locally grown food) trend, food-contamination scares, and the high price of produce…

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    Pretty Enough to Eat

    Once upon a time, not so very long ago, I lived in a studio apartment. It was slightly larger than a shoe box, but it did have one redeeming trait:…