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Do You do It From Seed?

I've been cleaning out the back end of this site. So far, I've purged over 6G of extraneous files - which translates to a lot ...
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Mushrooms to Save Bees?

Paul Staments, the famous mycologist, has inspired me for ages. His research is ever-promising and whenever I read something new about him, it always seems ...
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Is your garden an arbitrary stupid goal?

Is your garden an arbitrary stupid goal?

I’m looking for a new book to read over the upcoming holiday break.  I want something that lives up to my last read - Tamara ...
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Practical plant supports at Perch Hill garden. image by @farlamandchandler

Inspired by Farlam & Chandler’s Pretty & Practical Garden Details

As we head into the final days of this year, I have a few new goals in mind.  The shorter days (where things start to ...
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October plants for cutting in the garden

A Record of Good Garden Plants in October

How do you keep track of things in your garden? With the exception of the odd instagram post, I’m pretty much a failure at documenting ...
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Why I landscape - a happy career story. Ginko by Travis Cox - The Garden Scout

Why I Landscape – A Happy Career Story

As part of an awareness campaign with the National Association of Landscape Professionals, I’m sharing my ”Why I Landscape” story. I hope it encourages you ...
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Muhlenbeckia and boxwood and grass by jardinsurlasiene garden inspiration

Inspired by jardinsurlaseine’s garden of textures in Paris

There is that moment with a single picture on instagram, where suddenly you must go find the account of the person who posted.  As it ...
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A round up of garden design ideas inspired by a merimekko summer dres

Garden Inspiration From a Fresh New Merimekko Dress

I am so happy to play around with design in a way that I haven’t in a long long time. Years ago, I had a ...
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an artsy craft - leaf stained glass

How to Collage Leaves into Attractive Decor

  My garden has temporarily faded into the rather boring doldrums of summer.  Spring came late and really dragged its feet, but its profusion of ...
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Fruin Farmhouse at North Brooklyn Farms by Matthew Pugliese

Get Colorful Inspiration from North Brooklyn Farms and Tom Fruin

Bright colorful glass houses are an exciting urban and artistic twist on an old garden standard.  The familiarly known Fruin Farmhouse - also called Kolonihavehus was made ...
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Chicken Coop garden makeover window box

My Chicken Coop Garden Makeover + A Clever Edger How-to

I'm still marveling at my super woman powers.  Last weekend I took on an epic challenge - I had three graduation parties to attend, single ...
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Outside Window Seats

I'd love to have a house that has just as many inside window seats as it does outside window seats. image by Amit Gosher via contemporist
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My Easy Strategy to Phase out a Struggling Lawn

My Easy Strategy to Phase out a Struggling Lawn

It's not my style to obsess about a perfect carpet of lawn but I do have standards for health that are just not being met ...
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A visit to the Garden in the Woods - columbine

A Visit to The Garden In the woods

Dear Friends, Would you like to take a tour of the New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden In The Woods with me? I visited last ...
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How to Plant a Tree So That it Doesn't Die

How to Plant a Tree So That it Doesn’t Die

Whose fitbit steps have multiplied in these last few weeks?  I absolutely love watching the fitness numbers tick up as I bustle around the garden, ...
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Save the Bees! - A Bit of Bee Humor from a very funny Beekeeper (illustration by Abbey Lossing)

Save the Bees! Bee Humor From a First-Time Beekeeper

"Bees?" "Bees." "...BEES?" "Yes, bees." "You seriously want to get bees?" asks Chris, standing in our kitchen staring at me as if I’d just declared ...
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Fifty ways to avoide redying your garden for sping - by charlotte Mendelson Illustration by Cari Vander Yacht

Charlotte Mendelson is My New Favorite Garden Writer

I have a relatively short list of garden writers that I actually really like to read. There is Michael Pollan, Amy Stewart, Tim Richardson and ...
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Sunbeam Jackie Vintage fabric garden Parasols

Found! Pretty Parasols for the Bohemian Garden

It is the first warm(ish) weekend of spring and there is no more snow predicted (whoot!). By Sunday evening I'm hoping to tuck into a ...
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Great alternatives for beloved plants that are just too big

They Are Too Big! 4 Great Alternatives for Beloved Plants that Don’t Fit

How on earth did that small arborvitae I planted in front of the house get so huge? It happens all the time. Either a previous ...
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Birds flying at John Brookes Denmans garden by Lenora ellie Enking by cc_

A Look at John Brookes’ Denmans Garden

I thought I would share some images of a garden called Denmans which was the home of famed British garden designer John Brookes.  Brookes passed ...
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The books you need to be a successful garden maker

The Books You Need to be a Successful Garden Maker

Years ago I wrote a post about the 8 books every garden creator should own.  I've revisited it a few times since and found little ...
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Announcing Planting Design Boot Camp taought by Rochelle Greayer (Garden Designer and creator of PITH + VIGOR)

Plant Design Boot Camp

Doors To Planting Design Boot Camp Close In: Create Beautiful Planting Schemes & a Stunning Garden Without Wasting Your Time & Money on the Wrong ...
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Raquel Rodrigo’s Urban Garden Cross-Stitching

I gave up cross stitching after some serious burnout from making a pillow for a sorority sister back in college. But with colorful cording and ...
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garden design studio of/ by fernando caruncho

Fernando Caruncho Deserved It

The Society Garden Designers help their annual awards ceremony on Friday night and as I checked out all the winners in earnest - I was ...
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Trevor Dean Whatley landscape typography

Trevor Dean Whatley’s Cool Landscape Typography

I've got a backlog of open tabs (again) - all things I think are worth sharing with you - but that I haven't had time ...
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