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Growing Bigger in a Small Garden

My edible gardening pursuits are facing a few new challenges these days. When I moved into my house ten years ago, my garden was mostly a blank slate and I could plant veggies in any patch of sunlit ground I wanted…

April 22, 2013 · Garden Writer · Comments Closed
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Container-Perfect Plants!

Gardening in a small space does not mean small impact! There is a wonderful variety of Perennial Plants and Summer-Blooming Bulbs that thrive in containers, creating a huge statement in any space, big or small.

March 4, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Create a Spectacular Tulip Show in Containers

The classic, colorful blooms of Tulips in early spring are often the most anticipated event for the enthusiastic gardener. However, many shy away from planting these early-blooming beauties because of hungry deer or limited space. This fall, try planting Tulips in large pots to not only protect them from hungry critters, but to create a spectacular show with little space and worry.

October 15, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Small Spaces, Big Statements!

Whether it’s planting in containers, city gardening, or trying to squeeze those extra few plants in to an existing garden, many gardeners are looking for unique ideas for their small outdoor spaces. What many don’t realize is that there is a large, diverse variety of plants that will thrive in smaller spaces and, when planted together, make a huge statement in any outdoor space!

April 25, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Lavender: A Treat for the Senses

Who doesn’t love the fresh, comforting scent of lavender? Either freshly picked from the garden, or dried to make potpourri, lavender is a wonderful flower that is extremely easy to grow. Whether you have an expansive garden, or are gardening in containers on your balcony, most can grow lavender for heavenly fragrance in the summer months.

January 3, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Planting Bulbs in Containers

Spring may seem a long time away, but if you want to enjoy tulips, crocus and other spring bloomers, now is the time to plant. In addition to planting out in the garden, consider planting some bulbs in containers. In spring, you can use them to dress up your front entrance, deck or patio, providing [...]

November 4, 2010 · Suzanne DeJohn · Comments Closed
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