Harvest of Hope already harvesting, season underway

Harvest of Hope already harvesting, season underway

LISTOWEL – It’s the second year of the Salvation Army’s Harvest of Hope, an ‘educational garden’ that provides produce for the food bank and a place where hopeful gardeners can work on developing their green thumb – if such a thing really exists. Although started last summer, this is the first full year it will …

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Small and sumptuous: Homeowner creates a lush garden in compact space

Small and sumptuous: Homeowner creates a lush garden in compact space

After living in their Talmadge home for about nine years, David Moore and his partner knew it was time for a change. Moore, a retired architect who’d spent his peripatetic career moving around the country designing expansive shopping malls, had owned 19 homes in diverse styles, ranging from a starter saltbox in Normal Heights to …

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Master Gardener: Luxury Landscapes Garden Tour coming up |  Home & Garden

Master Gardener: Luxury Landscapes Garden Tour coming up | Home & Garden

By Tom Ingram Ask a Master Gardener As many of you know, horticultural education is one of the prime directives, for not only the Tulsa County OSU Extension but also for the Tulsa Master Gardeners. Because of this, we teach about horticulture wherever we can and in whatever ways we can. As part of that …

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Pottery, price hikes and perseverance

Pottery, price hikes and perseverance

All photos courtesy of Russell’s Garden Center At Russell’s Garden Center, Russell-Skehan notes they’ve been charged with surprise ocean and container surcharges. However, one of the biggest issues is that the merchandise hasn’t even arrived yet, causing further stress and frustration. As the industry grapples with inflation and supply chain issues, 2022 might be the …

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What trends will come out of this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show?

What trends will come out of this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show?

Naturalistic landscapes, pollinator plants and sustainability are all trends that are likely to take off after the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. This year’s show (running from May 24-28) celebrates wildflowers and woodlands, with naturalistic plantings dominated by green, says 2019 Chelsea Gold Medal winner Joe Perkins. He has designed The Meta Garden: Growing The Future …

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What trends will come out of this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show?

What trends will come out of this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show?

Naturalistic landscapes, pollinator plants and sustainability are all trends that are likely to take off after the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. This year’s show (running from May 24-28) celebrates wildflowers and woodlands, with naturalistic plantings dominated by green, says 2019 Chelsea Gold Medal winner Joe Perkins. He has designed The Meta Garden: Growing The Future …

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Butterfly gardens – children love and can learn from them |  Rural Life

Butterfly gardens – children love and can learn from them | Rural Life

Home gardening has increased the last two years. There are many fun things children can learn about and do in a garden to increase their interest. With a few words, a child’s vocabulary can be enlarged but also increase their math and science skills. They may also become more aware of their surroundings and nature. …

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Best plants for raised garden beds in Los Angeles

We’re blessed with temperate weather in Southern California, perfect for growing all kinds of vegetables and flowers year-round … if only we could get a spade into our soil. That’s the rub with SoCal gardening. So many of us have yards with terrible soil, often compacted, poor-draining clay, depleted of nutrients. Little wonder that so …

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Saffron offers a golden farming opportunity Cook

As an agricultural crop, saffron requires a whole lot of effort for a little tasty reward. But for those who grow and produce the fragrant floral spice, it’s worth it. As he was considering options for how to use a portion of land he owned, lawyer and musician Brian Leven learned about growing saffron as …

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