The 2017 PHS Flower Show Holland is So Much More Than Bulbs

Mar 10 7:38pm Small Town Gardener
Choosing a theme like “Holland: Flowering the World” gives the Philadelphia Flower Show a great opportunity to surprise and delight the public.  After all, attendees already think they know what they’ll see when they walk through that bank of doors and onto the show floor of the Convention Center:     Bulbs, and lots of […]...
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Pine Marten

Mar 10 7:00pm Garden Walk Garden Talk
Both blogs have photographs of rodents on them. Both are rather cute. Both are Canadian rodents too although the US has both in some areas of our country. This rodent is in the weasel family, the Pine Marten. The Martens … Continue reading →...
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The Illusion of Control

Mar 10 11:42am The Enduring Gardener
I was talking to a fellow gardener and we were agreeing that this is a wonderful time in the garden – spring is underway and for the moment the weeds are smaller than we are.  Well, except for a sneaky few, they won’t actually get taller than I am, but they will certainly take over […]...
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Students Give Food Science Lab a Green Thumbs Up

Mar 10 11:33am Urban Organic Gardener
“Hydroponics farms are hot in Chicago, with new farms sprouting up all over the city. But finding experienced hydroponics workers can be tough, so a local chef decided it was time for Chicago to grow its own. His program in a Northwest Side high school offers students the chance to get their hands dirty – […]...
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Starting Flower Seeds from Botanical Interests

Mar 10 5:48am The Martha Stewart Blog
Do you have all your seeds for this year's growing season? There's still time to order! The process of ordering through seed catalogs can be daunting, but it [&hellip...
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Heavenly regally named HelleboresQueens Light Pink, Yellow & Red

Mar 9 7:01pm Flowerona
Heavenly hellebores…this year, for some inexplicable reason, I’ve fallen hook, line and sinker for them and in particular this pretty variety called ‘Queens Light Pink’. I spotted it at New Covent Garden Flower Market in London the other week, together with the other two types featured in this blog post. ‘Queens Yellow’ ‘Queens Red’ Now, hellebores... View Article...
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Leaf Imprint Stepping Stones

Mar 9 11:24am Garden Therapy
This Weekend Project is a decorative way to preserve the garden by capturing the beauty of leaves all year round as stepping stones. You don’t have to work hard for a whole weekend to do it,... Please see the full article on
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How to Plant Tomatoes for a Stronger, Healthier Plant

Mar 9 10:47am Gardening Channel
If you grow tomatoes and start with starter plants instead of seeds, there are several good tricks to help grow healthier tomato plants. Unlike many other vegetables, tomatoes can be planted very deep. The stems will turn into roots and you’ll have a much larger root system if you bury the plants deeper. You can even […]...
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Gathering Pussy Willows

Mar 9 5:18am The Martha Stewart Blog
It's still officially winter, but around this time, I eagerly await those first signs of spring. And, among my favorite harbingers of the season are the pussy willows - [&hellip...
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Sleep-Promoting Fruits and Vegetables That Help You Spring Forward Easier

Mar 9 3:00am Garden Betty
I have a love/hate for Daylight Saving Time. On the one hand, I’m thrilled that the days are about to get longer and I can get a little more work done in the garden, finish my bike rides while it’s still light out, and not feel like it’s time for bed when it’s only 8 pm. On the other hand, “losing” that hour of sleep makes me feel off kilter for weeks as I struggle to nip my late-night habits in the bud. Research has shown that our circadian rhythms never fully adjust to Daylight Saving Time, and the transition is especially difficult for night owls. (Not to stray off topic, but I am firmly in the “let’s abolish DST once and for all” camp. Or maybe I should just move to Arizona.) This annual disruption of sleep is tied to how our bodies produce melatonin, the hormone that regulates when we feel sleepy and when we feel awake. The more light we are exposed to, the less me...
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Top 6 Indoor Succulents and How to Care For Them

Mar 8 5:43pm Epic Gardening
The post Top 6 Indoor Succulents and How to Care For Them is by Kevin and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog. Recently succulents have taken the gardening world by storm. They’re showing up all over magazines and homes because they’re such an easy way to add life to a room. Getting into succulents is easy and fun, but it helps to know your succulents before you start throwing them into some glass and sand. Although they […] The post Top 6 Indoor Succulents and How to Care For Them is by Kevin and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog.
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those red garden clogs of mine? birkenstocks!

Mar 8 8:41am A Way To Garden
EVERY MONTH when I post the garden chores column, I get emails asking where the garden clogs in the accompanying [read more…] The post those red garden clogs of mine? birkenstocks! appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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Celebrating My Grandchildren's Birthday

Mar 8 4:50am The Martha Stewart Blog
Happy birthday to my grandchildren - this week, Jude turns six, and Truman five. One of the highlights of the year is always the children's birthday party. Last [&hellip...
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Wedding Wednesday : A Most Curious Wedding Fair March 2017 | London & Norwich

Mar 7 7:01pm Flowerona
This month, A Most Curious Wedding Fair is taking place in London and Norwich. And in this week’s Wedding Wednesday blog post, I thought I’d share with you details of the florists who are due to be exhibiting at each show. London Bloom and Burn Floral Evolution Foxglove Studio Frog Flowers Herbert & Isles Rowan Blossom The... View Article...
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My Photography Journey | flowerona TV

Mar 7 11:43am Flowerona
In this week’s video, I share with you my photography journey capturing flowers…from point and click to digital SLR cameras.
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Set a Place in the Garden for a Succulent Chair Planter

Mar 7 8:09am Garden Therapy
Have you ever walked around a flea market or a yard sale and spotted a metal chair with no seat? I Iove looking for unusual pieces that can be turned into planters. Here is an idea for upcycling an... Please see the full article on
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Welcome to the All-New Garden Betty!

Mar 7 7:00am Garden Betty
If you checked my blog over the weekend, you may have noticed that things look a lot different around here! A new design has blossomed (along with these delicious-smelling jasmine flowers in my yard right now) and I’m thrilled to tell you all about it. My last redesign was in 2013. The world of blogs has changed quite a bit since then, so an update was long overdue. If you’re reading this on a mobile device, the first and most important change you may notice is a mobile-responsive design that works across all smartphones and tablets. That means no more messy sidebars on mobile or desktop versions, plus a lighter, quicker-loading page that puts the content front and center. Speaking of sidebars, we’re now down to one. Most of the clicking you’ll be doing happens up top, thanks to a new “sticky” menu. I read every single survey response that was submitte...
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Cleaning the Basket House

Mar 7 6:07am The Martha Stewart Blog
I have always loved baskets - baskets of all different kinds. While most baskets have long been made from strong, fibrous materials, such as wood splints, runners, and [&hellip...
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Prinzessinnengarten (Urban Gardening in Berlin)

Mar 6 10:28pm Urban Organic Gardener
Marco Clausen, co-founder of the Prinzessinnengarten in Berlin, speaks about “new forms of urban life” and the uncertain future of the urban agriculture project. “We focus not just on maintaining the garden here but on the overall question: How do we deal with public space in Berlin?” From the upcoming documentary, “Promises of Urban Agriculture.” […]...
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A Fiskars garden tool giveaway!!!

Mar 6 10:58am Red Dirt Ramblings®
When I posted about February garden chores last week, I mentioned a Fiskars garden tool giveaway. I finally got the photos ready, and now I can share it with you. I wrote for Fiskars for several years until I wrote my book, The 20-30 Something Garden Guide: A No-Fuss, Down and Dirty, Gardening 101 for Anyone […] The post A Fiskars garden tool giveaway!!! appeared first on Red Dirt Ramblings®.
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Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, March 6, 2017

Mar 6 5:56am Gardening with Confidence, Plants with Benefits, & Good Berry Bad Berry with Helen Yoest
THE WEEK THE RAIN We need!!! Wednesday!! Oh, happy day!!! Helen’s Haven received 1.5 ins. THE DEEDS MONDAY Julian and I went to Garden Supply to pick up some plants and then to Market Imports to pick up a birdbath for Inn Room 35. TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY Worked my around the inside and out of Inn Rooms […]...
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My Trip to South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2017, Part Two

Mar 6 5:51am The Martha Stewart Blog
There is always so much to do at SOBE. As you know, I recently flew to Miami, Florida to attend the annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival [&hellip...
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In a Vase on Monday: A Bowl of Hellebores

Mar 6 1:06am The Patient Gardener
It seems inevitable that hellebores would feature this week especially after seeing so many at Ashwood Nurseries on Saturday. I have realised that I have quite a few hellebores in the garden particularly as I seem to be in the... Continue Reading →...
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Cats in the Garden and an Old-Fashioned Herb With Repelling Qualities

Mar 5 2:47pm Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I have a problem in my garden.  The suspects who wreak havoc on my vegetable gardens are furry, have tails and whiskers.  On the surface, they are very cute, but wild on the inside and shy away from contact with humans, except for the neighbor who feeds them.   Now before we go further, I... The post Cats in the Garden and an Old-Fashioned Herb With Repelling Qualities appeared first on Ramblings from a Desert Garden.
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Urban Farm Gives Innovative Look at Recovery Process

Mar 5 9:51am Urban Organic Gardener
“Gro Huntington is a healing urban farm located in a residential neighborhood in Huntington with a volunteer program centered around serving individuals in addiction recovery in the area. By working on the farm, individuals learn job skills and coping mechanisms to give them a better chance at a successful recovery, Harrison said.” “Through gardening, clients […]...
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Exquisite Botanical Soap that Cleanly Preserves the Garden

Mar 5 8:22am Garden Therapy
These botanical soap bars are decorated with flowers, herbs, and leaves found in the garden. This is a fun project for encapsulating what grows in your own backyard to bring a little nature to your... Please see the full article on
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native perennials from seed, woodchucks, hardening off seedlings: q&a with ken druse

Mar 4 7:34pm A Way To Garden
HOW TO GROW native perennials from seed, or deal with woodchucks in the garden, or harden off seedlings: I call [read more…] The post native perennials from seed, woodchucks, hardening off seedlings: q&a with ken druse appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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animals in compost heaps, native perennials from seed, rejuvenation pruning: q&a with ken druse

Mar 4 6:48pm A Way To Garden
HOW TO KEEP ANIMALS out of the compost heap, or prune really overgrown shrubs back into scale, or deal with [read more…] The post animals in compost heaps, native perennials from seed, rejuvenation pruning: q&a with ken druse appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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animals in compost heaps, slug control, rejuvenation pruning: q&a with ken druse

Mar 4 6:48pm A Way To Garden
HOW TO KEEP ANIMALS out of the compost heap, or prune really overgrown shrubs back into scale, or deal with [read more…] The post animals in compost heaps, slug control, rejuvenation pruning: q&a with ken druse appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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Early Spring at Ashwoods

Mar 4 2:36pm The Patient Gardener
Having had a less than good start to the year I was determined to go on a garden visit to John Massey’s garden at Ashwood Nurseries organised through my local HPS group.  Not only was it a chance to get... Continue Reading →...
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My Trip to South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2017

Mar 4 6:13am The Martha Stewart Blog
Every year, if my busy schedule allows, I always try to attend the annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami, Florida. The national, star-studded, multiple day [&hellip...
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March inspiration

Mar 4 6:00am Gardening with Confidence, Plants with Benefits, & Good Berry Bad Berry with Helen Yoest
Surprise awaits within the month of March. As the Earth transitions from winter to spring, March can be unstable. Like an adolescent, March has mood swings–wild winds followed by steely calm; widely fluctuating day and evening air temperatures, and flowers blooming in barren soil. March also brings birthday wishes for me. My mind welcomed the […]...
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Miniature Moss Gardening

Mar 3 6:49pm The Mini Garden Guru – Your Miniature Garden Source
Miniature Moss Gardening I missed the deadline for registering my exhibit for the Seattle Dollhouse Miniature Show that is going this weekend. I was supposed to register “before March 1st, 2017 – no exceptions!” While it was tempting to email the owner Pat Bennet to ask for an exception, I refrained. Between the two of […]...
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How to Prune Flower Carpet Roses

Mar 3 1:40pm Your Easy Garden
By now you’ve probably heard that Flower Carpet® roses were very easy to prune, but you still may wonder how, why and when to do it. It’s simple – just follow these instructions, or check out this video by Growing Wisdom garden expert Dave Epstein. Why . . . It’s simple – cutting your Flower […]...
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Navigating an Early Season in The Garden

Mar 3 1:33pm Small Town Gardener
Well, it certainly feels as if we’ve thwarted the groundhog. Yet I have thought this many times during my life on the East Coast and ended up with two inch green stubs to harvest for an evening’s Caesar salad. Winter will bite back before it is all done, and neither we nor our plants will […]...
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Urban Farm Providing Affordable Healthy Options

Mar 3 10:14am Urban Organic Gardener
“People in New Town said they just don’t have many resources for healthy living. That’s why, a  community garden through Urban Geoponics is hoping to change that by providing healthy food that are affordable. The garden is located at the Urban Farm at 3rd and Pearce streets in New Town. “We have lemon trees, cocktail, […]...
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Avocado Tree from Pit

Mar 3 8:50am
Avocado Tree from Pit. Gardening. Page 7.
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Sow when they want to Grow

Mar 3 7:34am The Enduring Gardener
Normally by this time of year I’ve done loads of seed sowing in the greenhouse, but I’ve been concentrating on getting the garden tidy before everything starts into growth, so other than autumn-sown sweet peas, January-sown broad beans, and setting our potatoes to chit, it’s all still to do. I’ve come to the conclusion that […]...
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March Garden Maintenance for the Southeast

Mar 3 6:00am Gardening with Confidence, Plants with Benefits, & Good Berry Bad Berry with Helen Yoest
March is a good time to drum to a different beat. As you plan your garden this year, think about doing something different. Flex your horticultural muscle and mix veggies with ornamentals, add a wildlife pond, grow herbs in containers or add a vine to serve as a host plant for butterflies. Beauty can be […]...
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The Emergence of Spring at My Farm

Mar 3 5:19am The Martha Stewart Blog
It’s wonderful to see the gardens transform this time of year. Here at the farm, we had a brief stretch of warm, springtime weather. Earlier this week, beautiful blooms [&hellip...
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Serena & Lily-Inspired Pocket Pillowcases You Can Make Yourself

Mar 3 1:00am HomeJelly
No. Today’s project isn’t a how-to hack… It’s inspired! If you’ve ever had the pleasure of purchasing (or receiving as a Christmas/birthday gift) a set of Serena & Lily sheets…you’ll know what I mean when I say they’re probably the sweetest linens you’ll every sleep between! I just absolutely LOVE their pocket pillowcases – where...Read More...
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Competition launched to find starring florists for British Flowers Week 2017 photoshoot

Mar 2 7:01pm Flowerona
Have you heard the news? New Covent Garden Flower Market, the team behind British Flowers Week, are searching for five florists to feature in the national campaign promoting British flowers and floristry! The five featured florists will each create three designs for the British Flowers Week photoshoot, which forms the cornerstone of the campaign. And... View Article...
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Mar 2 7:00pm Garden Walk Garden Talk
Traveling around Canada, I was noticing how many ducks I was seeing compared to what I have seen in the States these last few years. In 2014 to 2015 when we had a lot of snow and cold previously typical … Continue reading →...
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My New Organic Wooly Pillow Top from Lifekind

Mar 2 5:51am The Martha Stewart Blog
I sleep so soundly with my new Lifekind Wooly Pillow Top - I've been sleeping a solid five-hours every night - that's a lot for me! The focal [&hellip...
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Climbing the Ladder Canyon Trail in Mecca Hills

Mar 2 3:00am Garden Betty
When I think of slot canyons, I think of the dramatic water-carved walls of Southern Utah and the tall narrow gorges of Northern Arizona. I think of iconic slots with telling names like the Subway, the Zion Narrows, and Secret Canyon. What I don’t picture, however, is a slot canyon just outside of Palm Springs, […]The CSA Cookbook makes a great gift for the garden lover and whole-foods cook. Buy it on Amazon or get a personally signed copy directly from my online store! More From Garden BettyTheodore Payne Foundation’s Native Plant Garden Tour (and a Chance to Win Tickets!)Snow Play, Sunny Skies, and a Cozy Cabin in Big BearMeet Me at the National Heirloom Exposition!...
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A Prickly Mama and Her Babies

Mar 1 1:52pm Ramblings from a Desert Garden
Today as I was downloading photos from my phone, this one caught my eye.  It is a picture of an artichoke agave (Agave parryi ‘truncata’) along with her babies.  For some reason, it spoke to me about family relationships.  Some of her tiniest children are venturing a bit too far like our kids do as toddlers... The post A Prickly Mama and Her Babies appeared first on Ramblings from a Desert Garden.
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A Beautiful Winter With An Artistic Garden Light

Mar 1 11:29am Pith + Vigor – Cultivating Garden Style
Do you feel the grip of winter loosing its hold?  I live in New England so I am not going to let myself start thinking (here at the beginning of March) that at least one more good snow isn't still pending. But nonetheless, it is starting to feel like spring. And the best part of […] The post A Beautiful Winter With An Artistic Garden Light appeared first on Cultivate Your Garden Style.
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the march garden chores

Mar 1 11:21am A Way To Garden
I’M LIKE THE KID in the backseat on the way to the amusement park, with my one incessant question: “Are [read more…] The post the march garden chores appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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how early is spring? ask the usa national phenology network

Mar 1 8:57am A Way To Garden
WE OFTEN SAY, “Spring is so early this year,” reacting to some plant or animal behavior or just the weather–but [read more…] The post how early is spring? ask the usa national phenology network appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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New Seeds for My Canaries

Mar 1 6:01am The Martha Stewart Blog
My vibrant and melodious Red Factor canaries are thriving and enjoying a new buffet of seeds. As you know, I have about two-dozen canaries. These beautiful little birds [&hellip...
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When is spring?

Mar 1 6:00am Gardening with Confidence, Plants with Benefits, & Good Berry Bad Berry with Helen Yoest
The first crocus pushing through the soil says spring to me, along with daffodils dancing with their faces in the sun, and the wind stirring eddies from fall’s remaining leaves. Spring has official times, and, for many of us, spring can be a state-of-mind. My childhood was spent baffled when having to mark a season […]...
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The Effects of Neonicotinoids on Ecosystems and Pollinators Eugene, OR

Feb 28 7:33pm The Xerces Society
March 4th, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Room 281, University of Oregon Law School Eugene, OR Join Xerces Society's Aimee Code, and other panelists at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, to discuss native bees and the risks that neonicotinoids and other pesticides pose to these pollinators. Click here for more information and to register.
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Wedding Wednesday : On Trend Giant Wreaths

Feb 28 7:01pm Flowerona
If you follow my new Instagram account, @underthefloralspell, you may have seen earlier this week that I posted this incredible image above? It features a stunning giant wreath as a ceremony backdrop, created by Katie at Ponderosa & Thyme. Giant wreaths appear to be a popular trend for wedding decor at the moment, especially in the... View Article...
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Alternatives to Popular Succulents

Feb 28 3:35pm Your Easy Garden
Do plants frighten you…because you’re not sure what you need to do to look after them? But you really like the way plants make you feel. You’re happy to bring them home, to tuck them into a pot or to plant them out into the garden. But if you’re scared they may not thrive, there’s […]...
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Nashville Lawn and Garden Show 2017

Feb 28 1:04pm Growing The Home Garden
Post by Growing The Home Garden - Vegetables, Herbs, and Plant Propagation Tips for Home Gardeners It’s the week of the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show 2017 (Plant a Forest:  Gardening for the Future)! As a harbinger of spring the Nashville Lawn and Garden show happens every year at the Nashville Fairgrounds. It starts this Thursday (March 2nd) and continues through Sunday (March 5th). At the… The post Nashville Lawn and Garden Show 2017 appeared first on Growing The Home Garden.
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10 Tasks to Prepare Your Spring Garden

Feb 28 11:47am Garden Therapy
Whether spring has sprung or is just starting to peek through the winter cold, it will soon be time to get your spring garden planted. Before you break out your trusty garden tools and seed packets,... Please see the full article on
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D.C.s Urban Farms Wrestle with Gentrification and Displacement

Feb 28 9:34am Urban Organic Gardener
“If you’ve lived or worked in Washington D.C. over the last decade, the scale and pace of gentrification there has been impossible to miss. Over the last decade, the city has experienced a rapidly increasing demand for, and cost of, housing, similar to that in other knowledge hubs and “superstar cities” like New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston. […]...
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A Trip to the Florida Everglades

Feb 28 5:39am The Martha Stewart Blog
If you ever get the opportunity, I strongly encourage you to visit the extraordinary Florida Everglades. Last week, while in the area for the annual South Beach Wine [&hellip...
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End of Month View: February 2017

Feb 28 2:23am The Patient Gardener
I thought I would use my wide-angle lens to give you a better idea of the whole front garden.  The photograph is taken from the top of the driveway; the gravel path leads to the side gate as the driveway... Continue Reading →...
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