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Year: 2014

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by: Will Balk

PPA Brings out the Bawlmer Spirit in MANTS-Goers

Janet and I in full Bawlmer. The annual orgy of plant worship and fun times – the Perennial Plant Association symposium –...
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by: ProfessorRoush

Most Likely To Be Pilfered

Scene of the crime: small heads growing back When my mother heads back to New Jersey after visiting me in...
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by: JodiepCook

Barbara Ellis and her Liberated Country Garden

Barbara Ellis is a garden book editor and author, most recently of the terrific Chesapeake Gardening and Landscaping (from UNC...
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by: Jane / MulchMaid

Where’s the Wow? The Green Industry Takes Stock.

Garden suppliers’ sights are set on next spring. Last month, representatives from nurseries, greenhouses, independent garden centers and even Big...
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by: ox-eye

I give up on my garden in the dead of summer

I have a confession. I let my garden go to hell in the dead of summer. Even worse? I think I...
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by: Gloria

Are show gardens making us bad gardeners?

Here are some sensible plantings at the Berkshire Botanical Gardens, a lovely site we happened upon on the way to...
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by: Sid Raisch

Promoting biodiversity on the local airwaves

In May I talked to Doug Tallamy when he visited Buffalo to give a talk, and reported on it here....
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How to Teach a Town to Garden – Ideas, Please!

Fabulous plant-filled border, small lawn. The Mission To turn my mostly-lawn community of 1,600 townhouses, some with incredibly large yards,...
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How to Have a Flowering Lawn

Last week I spotted the first snow crocuses (Crocus chrysanthus) and snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) opening their flowers in my lawn...
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One Way of Relaxing in an Imperfect Garden

Glow of the moment, Spread my restless attention Like water, like peace. My garden will never be perfect. I know...
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