How to Protect Garden Plants During Heatwaves

September 4, 2022

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The world is getting hotter. 100 degrees in the Arctic? Yes, that happened in June 2020.  Gardeners in zones that have never dealt with scorching temperatures must now learn how to protect garden plants during Read More...

A Colorful Modular Table With Flower Pot Legs

June 14, 2022

A Colorful Modular Table With Flower Pot Legs

A series of flower pots nested into this table’s cylindrical legs integrates houseplant life into the everyday rituals of working and dining. Grow on Me brings plants to the table creating the illusion that the foliage is rising directly from Read More...

A Symbiosis Between Plants and Furniture

June 9, 2022

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Designer Gionato Gatto’s collection, Coloniae, is a series of objects designed like dwellings within a colony, their structures conceived to interact symbiotically with plants. 

The objects are probably best suited for air plants (Tillandsia) as they don’t appear to … Read More...

Living Sculptures in North America’s Best Public Topiary Gardens

May 12, 2022

Longwood Gardens Topiary Garden. Image via Longwood Gardens.

Edward Scissorhands had nothing on the horticultural artists who painstakingly sculpt topiaries in some of North America’s most spectacular topiary gardens. Come along with us on a virtual tour to experience some Read More...

Documentary Explores Global Soil Fertility Decline

March 22, 2022

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It’s estimated that the planet has only another 60 years left of farmable soil. A result of continuously growing crops along with soil erosion, leaching and nitrogen loss, soil fertility decline occurs when the quantities of nutrients removed from the … Read More...

5 Tips For Choosing Garden Furniture

February 1, 2022

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Introducing new furniture can be a great way to revamp your garden space. In both small spaces or large ones, with either a big statement item or just a simple wooden bench, adding a good piece of furniture Read More...

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Gardeners and Plant Lovers

January 15, 2022

Valentine's Day gifts for gardeners

Don’t know about you, but I tend to give gifts that I’d like for myself. For planting and pampering, here’s my pick of Valentine’s Day gifts for gardeners and plant lovers. Gift one to them and one to yourself.

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How To Check For Water Quality When Home Hunting

December 2, 2021

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You’ve finally found your dream home. Like other diligent home hunters, you’ve checked out the yard, the home’s exterior, and the bathrooms. But like most people, you’ve given little thought to the home’s water quality. 

That’s not surprising. … Read More...

30 Best Gifts For Gardeners and Plant Parents

November 18, 2021

Dig into our annual curated list of the best gifts for gardeners and plant parents. We’ve got everything for seed to harvest with heritage tools and collector-worthy gardening accessories to experiences that teach and inspire.

 

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Big Ideas For Optimizing Small Space Gardens

November 9, 2021

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Here’s your dilemma: You’d love an outdoor living space and garden but have a postage-stamp-sized patch of patio, balcony, porch or terrace with no earth in which to plant anything. It’s time to expand your thinking as small … Read More...

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