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Trees courtesy of shutterstock You might not know we reelected a president last week from reading this site. We try to stick to gardening politics. But presidents do have an …

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First, the Gardenblogger Fling happened last weekend in Toronto and was a roaring success.  Thanks again to the local organizes, who created 4+ fabulous days of events and then herded …

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We love this graphic from garden writer (and activist) C. L. Fornari, the Garden Lady.  What she’s calling the “flow chart for the Gardening Revival” has been shared on garden …

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As promised, here’s a follow-up to Ruth Kassinger’s guest rant.  She wrote the very popular Paradise Under Glass and now A Garden of Marvels, which was published just this week. …

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  This was a hard image to get, as all of the new fritillaries were whirling around like … well, butterflies! For weeks, my garden has been ALIVE with the …

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Welcome to the groovy world of glow-in-the-dark plants. They’re not much more than a novelty now, but a company called Bioglow has been developing plants that produce their own ambient …

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These are just some of the plastic pots I reluctantly acquired in April in my yearly fit of plant-buying.  I gathered them here to wash them before looking for the …

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Hi friends! Sorry I’ve been so very, very absent–if you’re wondering why, it’s because I wrote a novel called Girl Waits with Gun and that shit is time-consuming. It’s coming out …

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I stopped by the USDA research farm a couple of miles from my house to get a tour of their compost research, led by my former neighbor Walter Mulbry.  But …

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Readers may remember news that the first town in the U.S. had banned lawn pesticides on public and private property, just two years ago, followed by news of the campaign …

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