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An Eco-Friendly Way to Move Snow and Save Your Back
January 12, 2012
An Eco-Friendly Way to Move Snow and Save Your Back
For those of us who live in snowy climates, clearing away piles and piles of white stuff is an annual struggle. Shoveling works, but it can be back-br...
Showy Indoor Blooms
January 10, 2012
Showy Indoor Blooms
If you can't be outside in your garden this time of year, we feel your pain—and we've got a few ideas to help ease it. Satisfy your need for color w...
Check Out These 2012 Winners
December 29, 2011
Check Out These 2012 Winners
  Every gardener has plants they love, but it's always fun to find a new twist on an old favorite. ...
A Welcome Burst of Color
December 28, 2011
A Welcome Burst of Color
If you were lucky enough to receive an amaryllis as a holiday gift, or if you gave yourself one of these beauties, get ready for a spectacular show of...
Plan for More Garden Space
December 06, 2011
Plan for More Garden Space
Stumped by your holiday gift list? This year, give the gardeners in your life what they want—cool stuff that makes working outside easier. Check out ...
Plant it Now: Unusual Checkered Bloom
September 20, 2011
Plant it Now: Unusual Checkered Bloom
Your gardening may be winding down for the season, but here's the upside: fall is the perfect time to plant bulbs for gorgeous spring blooms. ...
An Heirloom Zinnia to Keep the Color Going All Summer
August 09, 2011
An Heirloom Zinnia to Keep the Color Going All Summer
When the heat is on in midsummer it's hard enough keeping everything alive, let alone bright and perky. 'Little Lion' zinnia, an heirloom variety...
The Shrub That Laughs at Summer's Heat
August 02, 2011
The Shrub That Laughs at Summer's Heat
If the intense heat of summer has your garden looking tired and drab, wake it up with a shot of color. Trailing abutilon (Abutilon megapotamicum) i...
A Sweet Annual With Old-Fashioned Charm
June 07, 2011
A Sweet Annual With Old-Fashioned Charm
Have you noticed that old-fashioned favorites give your garden a certain charm and elegance? We love exciting new plants as much as the next gardener,...
Attract Butterflies With this Annual
June 01, 2011
Attract Butterflies With this Annual
Planting your garden for bright blooms makes sense, of course, so why not add color that attracts movement, too? The vivid...
Check out This Eye-Popping Bloom for Shade
May 24, 2011
Check out This Eye-Popping Bloom for Shade
    If that same d...
A Beautiful Annual and Tasty Herb
May 17, 2011
A Beautiful Annual and Tasty Herb
Finding a plant that's as beautiful as it is delicious is not easy. Borage does double duty as a gorgeous annual and a tas...
Plant for Summer Blooms and Autumn Bouquets
May 10, 2011
Plant for Summer Blooms and Autumn Bouquets
Few of us have fall on the mind when planting our annuals in the spring, but maybe we should. If you're looking for summer...
Adorable Easter Gifts for Gardeners and Kids
April 14, 2011
Adorable Easter Gifts for Gardeners and Kids
If you're looking for sugar-free Easter gifts that are also impossibly cute, we've got some ideas for you.   ...

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