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Thriving on Neglect: Easy Plants for Beginning Gardeners

Many gardeners are beginners.  I see this from the number of gardening bloggers who say so, and from my experience living in and about a large city where people work constantly and are afraid to plunge into having much of … Continue reading

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Underplanting

“Eh?!  What’s that?” you ask.  Well, underplanting is a really nifty and easy concept in gardening that magnifies the impact of the plants you put in.  We grow plants we are attracted to.  We place them in clever combinations that look … Continue reading

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