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Cottage-style embodies a relaxed yet pretty approach to the garden that combines a colorful tumble of flowers and billowy plants for texture and care-free loveliness. Follow these tips for combining...
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Create a garden friendly for hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators by choosing at least three must-have plants and aiming for blooms throughout as many seasons as possible. Single-...
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With their bright colors and period typography, old-fashioned seed packets provide tantalizing whispers of garden promises past.
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Before the wisteria blooms, before daffodils begin their springtime dance, and before tulips turn your head, hellebores will begin a celebration in the garden as a harbinger of the end of winter.
In late winter, scores of hellebores begin to bloom, awaking their bucolic woodland settings. The leafless canopy of native hardwoods lets in low-angled winter light, spotlighting the...
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Oranges, lemons, and other citrus fruits are a treat to grow.
A glass of orange or grapefruit juice is part of the morning ritual for many of us. Although grocery stores sell oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruit and their juices, citrus...
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Scrape off the dirt before you put them away for the season
When I’m done with the gardening season I tend to put the tools away and forget about them till next spring – and then I have to scrape off the dirt when I’m ready to use them again...
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Whether you’re shopping for a gardener or want to share your love of growing plants or caring for nature with a non-gardener, we've collected a few holiday gift-giving ideas that will bring joy...
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The Country Gardens team couldn't be more proud of our former editorial intern Kelly Norris on the occasion of the publication of his beautiful new book, Plants with Style  (Timber Press)....
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Grasses provide long-lasting impact, arising in spring, growing rapidly in summer, and peaking in fall. Then they add winter interest when other plants have disappeared beneath the snow. Other than...
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Garden design tips and trends from WAVE® PETUNIAS and HGTV’S Kelly Edwards.

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