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Beekeeper Val Jorgensen runs an organic herb, flower, and vegetable farm in Westerville, Ohio. “Our farm is very diversified, which gives the bees multiple crops to pollinate,” Val says. She tends an...
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From the editors of Country Gardens magazine comes a collection of their favorite ideas for salvaged and flea market finds, projects for repurposed items, garden collectibles, and fun ways to combine...
With a love for all things time-worn and gorgeous, Vintage Garden Style showcases old-fashioned flowers, collectibles, projects, and the artful use of flea market finds in a garden setting. Vintage...
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Herbalist Cindy Sauers of Saturday Farm in West Harwich, Massachusetts, likes to make this soothing drink with fresh lemon balm from her garden. You will need a glass pitcher or half gallon size...
Ingredients: Fresh lemon balm leaves, roughly 1-2 cups Fresh rose petals Water Sugar to taste, if desired. Place a pink or red rose petal (make sure they are not sprayed with chemicals)...
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Tiny terrariums can condense big concepts into small spaces. The plant ingredients and figurines are personal, but the procedure for creating the base and inserting the elements remains the same....
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Small-scaled conifers evoke woodland scenes and stay green year-round, adding interest to the winter gardenscape. Slow-growing or dwarf conifers are an ideal choice for planters. Use good potting...
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Twigs, fruit, and plants are so interesting on their own that they often need few embellishments to become a wonderful focal point. Collect seed pods, grasses, and other natural elements during fall...
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Fall is harvest season for pecan nuts so it’s time to get cracking and savor a few of our favorite pecan recipes.
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Popular in the late 19th-Century for serving freshly-pressed juices, cider pitchers were typically short and rotund and came with corresponding mugs. Motifs hand-painted on the pitchers and mugs...
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Traditional herb gardens are often planted in rows of single species that criss-cross with each other to create fragrant knots. In this way, a garden full green textures—rather than bright flowers—...
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Nothing adds color and substance to the late summer and autumn garden like berried shrubs, and the viburnum clan produces many of the most colorful berries.
The large viburnum genus— with some 250 species—is diverse. Various species bear red, orange, yellow, purple, blue, or black fruits, often attractive to birds. ...

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