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ROCK GARDENING SOCIETIES - BEYOND ROCKS - A SPECIAL GIVEAWAY
NATIVE PLANTS SHINE IN THIS WATER-WISE ROCK GARDEN IN SANTE FE ON A TOUR WITH THE NORTH AMERICAN ROCK GARDEN SOCIETY - A SOCIETY WHICH CAN HELP YOUR UNDERSTAND THAT ROCK GARDENS ARE NOT REALLY ALL ABOUT ROCKS. Mention the term 'Rock Garden' and most people ...
NATIVE PLANTS SHINE IN THIS WATER-WISE ROCK GARDEN IN SANTE FE ON A TOUR WITH THE NORTH AMERICAN ROCK GARDEN SOCIETY - A SOCIETY WHICH CAN HELP YOUR UNDERSTAND THAT ROCK GARDENS ARE NOT REALLY ALL ABOUT ROCKS. Mention the ter...
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PRUNING ESPALIER APPLES AND REPOTTING BAY LAUREL TREES
I spent a good part of last year searching for a low cost, light weight pair of 36 inch wide containers for two of our largest bay laurel standards (topiary trained giants), and although I found some containers at Lowe's early in the spring, their nearly $2...
I spent a good part of last year searching for a low cost, light weight pair of 36 inch wide containers for two of our largest bay laurel standards (topiary trained giants), and although I found some containers at Lowe's earl...
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My latest little post for eHow for beginners - easy veggies for the first-timer that anyone can grow.
Planning and planting a backyard vegetable garden can be nearly as fun as harvesting and eating of the produce it delivers, but for first-time gardeners, choosing what vegetables to grow can be overwhelming. All vegetables are certainly worth growing, be they heirlooms or modern hybrids, but even a few common vegetables such as carrots and radishes...
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PASQUE FLOWERS - EASTER PULSATILLA
A PURPLE PASQUE FLOWER, PULSATILLA VULGARIS  (RAISED FROM JELITTO SEED ) - THESE REALLY ENJOY THE STONE WALL HOLDING UP THE ALPINE BED, WHERE THEY HAVE GROWN NOW FOR TEN YEARS. One of the hardiest and sturdiest perennial plants one could ever grow, is still...
A PURPLE PASQUE FLOWER, PULSATILLA VULGARIS  (RAISED FROM JELITTO SEED) - THESE REALLY ENJOY THE STONE WALL HOLDING UP THE ALPINE BED, WHERE THEY HAVE GROWN NOW FOR TEN YEARS. One of the hardiest and sturdiest perennial plan...
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MY (SORT-OF) SECRET SOURCES FOR INTERESTING PLANTS FOR CONTAINERS AND MORE
IOCHROMA FUSCHIOIDES 'ROYAL QUEEN', A SPECTACULAR TROPICAL SHRUB FOR A SUMMER CONTAINER IS ONE EXAMPLE OF WHAT YOU CAN ORDER ONLINE NOW, FOR POTTING UP IN MAY. It's nearly April and we barely have anything in the garden that seems alive, there is still 1 - ...
IOCHROMA FUSCHIOIDES 'ROYAL QUEEN', A SPECTACULAR TROPICAL SHRUB FOR A SUMMER CONTAINER IS ONE EXAMPLE OF WHAT YOU CAN ORDER ONLINE NOW, FOR POTTING UP IN MAY. It's nearly April and we barely have anything in the garden that ...
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A RARE TUBEROUS NASTURTIUM FROM THE ANDES
TROPAEOLUM X TENUIROSTRE (A NAME USED BY KEW FOR THIS RARE RELATIVE OF THE NASTURTIUM, BUT THE NAME OF THIS SPECIES IS STILL UNDER REVIEW BY TAXONOMISTS) I'm sharing this curious vine which grows from a tuber with you all again as it continues to impress me...
TROPAEOLUM X TENUIROSTRE (A NAME USED BY KEW FOR THIS RARE RELATIVE OF THE NASTURTIUM, BUT THE NAME OF THIS SPECIES IS STILL UNDER REVIEW BY TAXONOMISTS) I'm sharing this curious vine which grows from a tuber with you all ...
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ABBIE ZABAR"S NEW ORCHID POT BY SEIBERT & RICE
LARGE SPECIMEN  ORCHIDS SUCH AS THIS CATTLEYA 'KATHLEEN CLARK' 'CARMENITA' REQUIRE A GOOD, HEAVY CLAY ORCHID POT - AND THIS JUST RELEASED ORCHID POT DESIGNED BY ABBIE ZABAR AND MANUFACTURED IN ITALY BY SEIBERT & RICE IS THE PERFECT CHOICE. You may be surpri...
LARGE SPECIMEN  ORCHIDS SUCH AS THIS CATTLEYA 'KATHLEEN CLARK' 'CARMENITA' REQUIRE A GOOD, HEAVY CLAY ORCHID POT - AND THIS JUST RELEASED ORCHID POT DESIGNED BY ABBIE ZABAR AND MANUFACTURED IN ITALY BY SEIBERT & RICE IS THE P...
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WE PREPARE FOR SPRING, FULLY LOADED
After cutting down our giant 20 year old Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold's Prommis' last summer, I knew that I would miss it's early bloom, both for the house as early forcing material as early as January, and for our first spring, woodland color. This new, ...
After cutting down our giant 20 year old Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold's Prommis' last summer, I knew that I would miss it's early bloom, both for the house as early forcing material as early as January, and for our first sp...
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BOOK REVIEW: HELENA ATTLEE'S - THE LAND WHERE LEMONS GROW
Books tend to pile up by my bedside - maybe they do for you too, but my book stack won't ever make it on a house tour on Apartment Therapy - it's more of a pile, a pile that evolves slowly over winter. Why it;s a pile, I'll never know, for I only have an ho...
Books tend to pile up by my bedside - maybe they do for you too, but my book stack won't ever make it on a house tour on Apartment Therapy - it's more of a pile, a pile that evolves slowly over winter. Why it;s a pile, I'll n...
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Good idea - that is, once I clean it! What a winter. If I showed what it looked like right now, it would be a little depressing.
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TEN GARDENING TIPS I WILL NEVER WRITE ABOUT
Fair warning  - you may want to read this post first before you decide to vote this week for this blog as your most fav gardening blog in the pink dot on the right hand side ad column -  Surely, I shall piss people off. Really, I am not being negative. I'm ...
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I guess all we can hope for is that the millennials will get inspired buy their dabblings with these and other plants. It could happen.
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Author, Plant Explorer, Plant Collector and Garden Blogger / Professionally - Creative Director,Futurist and Visual Designer for Hasbro.
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Author of GROWING WITH PLANTS, a top 10 garden blog author popular with both plant collectors and creative people, and BEYOND TREND - HOW TO INNOVATE IN AN OVER-DESIGNED WORLD, published by HOW Media.
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    BFA, 1983
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For the past month I've made it a habit to draw *one* stitched portrait a day. The rules are simple. Pick someone famous who was born on

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BEYOND TREND By Matt Mattus. A personal and professional view of the design profession. An inspiring and concise commentary of the new globa