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Month: September 2015

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by: Carole

The Smiling Faces of Spring

Rosa ‘The Mermaid’ twinkling and smiling at passersby from my garden fence SPRING!!! I am traveling to Brooklyn to do...
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by: Practical Parsimony

Where Environmentalism Meets Public Health

Meet environmental activist Robert Zarr, shown here in a park in downtown D.C. He’s dressed for cycling because he rides...
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by: Elizabeth Licata

One size fits all?

Both images courtesy of Shutterstock (Image at right is St. Paul, not St. Cloud, closest I could get) What do...
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by: beth gellman

More than just seed porn

It’s ironic that by far the largest and most beautiful garden catalogs I receive are for the smallest commodities. And...
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by: Jess

How to Stop Bee-Killing Pesticides? Start with the Box Stores!

The first alarm about bee-killing pesticides that caught my eye warned of plants that had been sprayed with neonicotinoids doing...
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by: Zone 9

The Discovery of Daylily World

Folks living along Gilberts Creek Road, a few miles south of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, must have wondered what was going on...
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by: Annie

Cultivating Wildness

A colorful patch of wildness in my garden, featuring echoing clumps of Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’, coarse foliage of Salvia transylvanica,...
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by: Karin

See you in the Twin Cities?

Mary Schier By now, many of you must have heard about the yearly garden blogger get-togethers that have been running...
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by: Lauren

Dumbarton Oaks in April

Yesterday was the perfect day to visit Dumbarton Oaks, the Beatrix Farrand-designed garden and research facility in DC’s Georgetown neighborhood....
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by: Bee Balm Gal

The Payoff

The tree form of serviceberry (likely Amelanchier ‘Autumn Brilliance’) lines a path. It has a graceful habit, early bloom, delicious...
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