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Balcony Gardening Trends for 2016

Romeo, Romeo where for art thou Romeo . . . or all that’s good in balcony gardening this year! As usual at this time of year I have started with our usual pilgrimage to IPM Essen in Germany. Fortunately, as opposed to previous years, the weather was quite benign (almost balmy) which made the trip […]

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Science Meets Fun at Dallas Garden

When the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum officially opens Sept. 21, visitors might do a double take. Composed of 150 exhibits on 8 acres, the Adventure Garden’s fun atmosphere feels more like a theme park crossed with a hands-on science museum. Its founders toured children’s museums and gardens nationwide to come […]

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I wonder if botanophobes really exist – people who break out in a sweat when they see a tree, or a vase of flowers? Of course there may be people who aren’t too keen on a specific plant, for example if they’ve broken out in a rash after touching it. But I don’t think anyone […]

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