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...

Fun and Educational Holiday Gifts For Kids

December 12, 2020

For kids of all ages and the young at heart, here are my picks for the some of the coolest fun and educational nature and gardening gifts:

 

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Little Botanist Play Kit
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Urban Gardens Holiday Gift Guide

November 16, 2020

 

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Let’s face it, it’s been a crappy year. Don’t know about you, but I desperately want to celebrate something. So for whatever and whomever you celebrate, indoors or out, here is my holiday gift guide with handpicked stylish, Read More...

12 Creative Backyard Shed Makeover Ideas

September 21, 2020

shed plan makeover ideasMy friend, garden designer, author and speaker, Rebecca Sweet, transformed an old disused backyard garden shed into a cozy home office and retreat. Via Rebecca Sweet, Harmony in the Garden.

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How To Choose The Best Container Garden Pot For Each Plant

August 12, 2020

Garden pots and planters come in a lot of sizes, shapes, styles and materials, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.

Whether yours is a small urban container garden or one that’s part of a large suburban patio, when it … Read More...

8 Ways To Give Your Outdoor Space a Makeover

July 22, 2020

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After extended periods of sheltering in place and working from home, many folks are really appreciating the physical and mental health benefits of spending time outdoors. Urban dwellers are heading to parks and open green spaces, and those Read More...

Horticultural Therapy Cultivates Healing and Hope for Seniors

January 14, 2020

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This post is contributed by Canadian horticultural therapist, Bianca van der Stoel. Horticultural therapists are educated in plant science, human science, horticultural therapy principles and have experience in the application of horticultural therapy practices. 

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Last Minute Cool Gardening and Nature Gifts For Kids!

December 17, 2019

I’ve hand-picked these last-minute nature and gardening gifts for kids of all ages and also for the young at heart!

 

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Little Botanist Play Kit
One of my absolute favorites: For budding botanists, this sturdy cardboard case designed and made … Read More...

Urban Gardens Epic Holiday Gift Guide

December 3, 2019

 

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For whatever and whomever you celebrate, indoors or out, here is the annual holiday gift guide with handpicked stylish, functional, and just plain fun home and garden gifts for grownups and kids, including my favorite gardening subscription boxes–the Read More...

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