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    Garden and Fashion: The recurring themes...

    Just as with fashion across all areas of our lives (clothing, furniture, hairstyles and social trends), it seems that we constantly see what’s old being touted as new again.  As it turns out, this is ...

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    DIY Hammered Spoon Plant Markers

    It’s a cold, spring day here in Vermont, but all I want to do is get out there and put my hands in the dirt! But it’s snowing, yes actually snowing, so that is obviously out of the question! If you ar...

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    Spring Care for the Easiest Roses to Gro...

    By now, most of the northern hemisphere is through the worst of the winter weather and gardeners everywhere are eager to get out and dig in the dirt!  We’ve watched snow plows bury our gardens, run ov...

  • transplanting seedlings into larger pots

    Transplanting Seedlings To Larger Pots

    Oh, seedlings…they grow up so fast. This post came about because the seedlings we planted (and wrote about) a few weeks ago sprouted nicely and are now too big for their toilet paper roll containers. ...

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    Monrovia and Flower Carpet® Rose Giveawa...

    In celebration of Flower Carpet Rose’s 20th Anniversary, we’re giving away easy-care Flower Carpet roses and will be picking one winner each day till April 15!  Each winner will receive on...