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Today Good Gardening Videos announced to its subscribers 36 new videos, plus a new feature – a guide to videos on a timely subject. The first such guide covers Videos about Pruning …

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Heavy for a gardener, but not for a 52 year-old American Friend of Rant Christopher C of Outside Clyde is the rare exception that proves the rule: He grows beautiful vegetables, …

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Master Gardener Clinic at a local Farmers Market Not long ago we had a lively discussions here (145 comments!) in answer to the question:  What do we think of Master …

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Here’s the iconic view of Thomas Jefferson’s kitchen garden at Monticello, showing his little Grecian temple of a garden pavillion in the middle of the 1,000-foot-long vegetable garden. Jefferson famously …

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In a recent issue of the New Yorker I learned that the current head of the Nature Conservancy is a “new conservationist” who’s butting heads with “traditional conservationists.” Also termed “eco-pragmatism,” …

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David Kirchhoff and Mort Morss on top of the Daylily World in early December. David Kirchhoff and Mort Morss helped smooth my horrible mood swings with daylilies. I had loved …

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Here’s the latest seasonal guide at Good Gardening Videos – this one about vegetable gardening in the fall. The videos listed (so far) are by the University of Maryland, Fine Gardening Magazine, …

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(A very silly, but nonetheless live, Christmas tree I once had.)   Everything that is wrong with our political process can be found within the sad, miserable story of the …

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Solomon’s Seal and wood anemone in a TO front garden On the first day of our Toronto garden exploration, we spent an hour or so in High Park, the city’s …

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Below, author Ruth Kassinger summarizes a chapter from her new book, A Garden of Marvels, published this week. Tomorrow we’ll have a book review and giveaway. Lately, with heavy snow …

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