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10 Ground Covers for Shade - FineGardening

Filling in under a shady spot, can be tough, but these 10 ground covers stand the test of time and shadow! Learn what will grow and thrive under the trees.

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    Garden Design Basics: Designing with Bold Colors

    The basics of dynamic garden design. Learn how to choose and combine bold colors that won't clash, but which will bring warmth to your garden.

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      Fast-Growing Trees for Impatient Gardeners - FineGardening

      It doesn’t take a lifetime for these strong trees to reach their full potential

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        10 No Fail Drought Tolerant Perennials for Low Water Gardens | The Garden Glove

        If you live in drought stricken or prone areas, it's a must. While I love a gorgeous hydrangea, and roses are amazing, there are plenty of flowering plants that don't suck down our water resources. These ten no fail perennials for low water gard

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          The Only Weed Identification Guide You'll Ever Need

          Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help identify and control these troublesome pests.

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            Fast-Growing Fillers - FineGardening

            Say good-bye to bare spots with these eight herbaceous dynamos

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              Plants Can Help Boost Your Immune System, According to Research

              Pop quiz: Can you name three plants you encountered today? Greenery makes for a beautiful backdrop at home and during strolls through the park and neighborhood, but there's another reason why scientists want you to be more in tune with your surroundi

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                12 Principles of Garden Design

                These universal principles have become the set of tools I use to create gardens that embody all the key elements of the world’s greatest landscapes but are scaled to each individual’s s…

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                  Protect Your Local Pollinators With A DIY Bee Watering Station - Off Grid World

                  If we want our plants to reproduce, we need to give bees all the help they can get. Bees and other pollinators are the third party gamete delivery service for millions of plant species across the globe, and especially those plants that feed our exploding

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                        Bird’s Nests and Baby Birds in the Garden - Horticulture

                        What to do if there's a bird's nest in your potted plant, or if you find a baby bird on the ground in your yard.

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                          PLANTING HYDRANGEAS IN POTS AND URNS - StoneGable

                            Let me introduce you to my very favorite hydrangea for using in the urns and pots. It has been so successful on the porch here at StoneGable. THE ORIGINAL is a gorgeous, easy to grow hydrangea that is part of the Endless Summer Collection. It’

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                            The 15 Most Underused Perennials

                            Most gardeners are familiar with classic perennials such as daylilies, peonies, hostas, and iris, but there's a whole host of lesser-known, underused perennials that can add color and interest to your garden. You may have to search for them at your g

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                                Colorful Selections for Shade - FineGardening

                                With these striking plants, you'll never need to settle for a sea of green again

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                                  15 Deer-Resistant Plants - FineGardening

                                  John Van Etten, former grounds superintendent at the Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York, recommends 15 deer-resistant plants.

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                                    Plants for a Wow-Worthy Container - FineGardening

                                    So many of us love to look at all the beautiful colors, textures and shapes of plants in the garden center, but we have a hard time visualizing combinations. Don’t …

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                                        10 Water-wise Plants - FineGardening

                                        With drought and water-shortages threatening again this year, pick plants that require less hydration and keep the landscape growing even when it's dry. Here are 10 water-wise plants that will look great in your yard.

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                                          New Regional Reports - March To-Do Lists - FineGardening

                                          For many of us, it’s just warming up enough to get going in earnest in the garden. Below, you will find some suggestions from our new regional reporters to help …

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                                              How to Grow Beautiful, Bountiful Kale - FineGardening

                                              Kale is a popular vegetable to eat and easy vegetable to grow. This cold-hardy green is a wonderful addition to a garden any time of year. Here are a few tips for growing kale.

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                                                  Top 7 Garden Trends That Made the Cut for 2019

                                                  For the past few years we have reported on the shifting consciousness of gardeners toward an embrace of nature, the impact of all things digital in our lives,

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                                                    Forcing Branches - FineGardening

                                                    Bring spring indoors early for winter color and fragrance

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                                                      Wonderful Winter Containers - FineGardening

                                                      Container gardening doesn’t have to stop when the growing season is over. Taking advantage of strong plants and seasonal cuttings keeps your winter containers going into spring.

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                                                        Lessons Learned From a 25-Year-Old Garden - FineGardening

                                                        There’s no such thing as perfection. Even the most beautiful gardens need constant tweaking and editing. The owners of this gorgeous space learned that early on in their landscaping adventures. Mary and Lew Reid never looked back after abandoning a beau

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                                                            How to Plant Tulips in Pots - FineGardening

                                                            Growing these spring classics in pots lets you dodge most of their drawbacks

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                                                              Autumn Garden Decoration: Succulent Pumpkins

                                                              Do you love fall and also love succulents? Combine your favorite things with this easy, beautiful, autumnal craft. Learn how to craft a succulent pumpkin and use it as an autumn centerpiece or decoration, straight from the garden.

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                                                                Improve Your Soil by Raking Less - FineGardening

                                                                If you dread the annual fall leaf-raking marathon, I have good news for you: Raking and collecting leaves every autumn is a tradition without scientific basis. Research has proven that mowing leaves into your lawn can improve its vigor.

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                                                                  10 Plants for Year-round Containers - FineGardening

                                                                  Amazing plants that last season after season. These ten survivors can stay in pots for years, lending consistency to your designs, and ease to your gardening schedule.

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                                                                    Attracting Butterflies To Your Garden

                                                                    Planting milkweed is the key to creating the habitat that monarchs need to survive. We cover the top ten plants to have in your garden for attracting butterflies.

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                                                                      Butterfly Garden

                                                                      One of the pleasures I enjoy about a garden is watching all the wildlife that comes to visit. I am particularly fond of those little acrobats of the sky: b