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native ferns and how to propagate them, with uli lorimer

native ferns and how to propagate them, with uli lorimer 150 150 Stein

BY THE TIME we hit August, some plants in the garden are a little beat…

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Buckwheat as a Cover Crop – Techniques to Simplify

Buckwheat as a Cover Crop – Techniques to Simplify 150 150 Stein

Currently I’m planting buckwheat in the garden as a cover crop in beds that contained…

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the mint family and some unexpected members, with ken druse

the mint family and some unexpected members, with ken druse 150 150 Stein

DON’T ANSWER this question too quickly; take your time and think it over. How many…

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‘best friend’ tropical plants, with marianne willburn

‘best friend’ tropical plants, with marianne willburn 150 150 Stein

I WAS AT THE local garden center the other day, when a truck full of…

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‘birdpedia,’ with chris leahy

‘birdpedia,’ with chris leahy 150 150 Stein

HOW MANY BIRD SPECIES are there in the world and how many individual birds? And…

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‘natural community gardening,’ with patrick mcmillan of heronswood

‘natural community gardening,’ with patrick mcmillan of heronswood 150 150 Stein

I’VE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD to connecting with Patrick McMillan, who last October took over as…

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monkey puzzle trees and other oddball edibles, with nate kleinman

monkey puzzle trees and other oddball edibles, with nate kleinman 150 150 Stein

I HAVE A FASCINATION for seeds of unusual edibles from around the world, and the…

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17 Top Container Garden Flowers For Stunning Summer Pots

17 Top Container Garden Flowers For Stunning Summer Pots 150 150 Stein

Container gardening flowers are a must for outdoor summer planters. Whether you’re looking to fill…

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Keeping Gardening Simple Has Many Benefits

Keeping Gardening Simple Has Many Benefits 150 150 Stein

Keeping gardening simple, not only makes it easier in the best of times, but could…

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radicchio, leaf broccoli, cardoon: italian classics for the fall garden, with brian campbell

radicchio, leaf broccoli, cardoon: italian classics for the fall garden, with brian campbell 150 150 Stein

A STORY I WROTE recently for my “New York Times” column took me on a…

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17 Best Ground Cover Plants That Grow Well In The Shade

17 Best Ground Cover Plants That Grow Well In The Shade 150 150 Stein

Shade ground covers make an excellent addition to low light areas. Whether you’re looking for…

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propagating deciduous shrubs from softwood cuttings, with ken druse

propagating deciduous shrubs from softwood cuttings, with ken druse 150 150 Stein

TODAY WE’RE going to do some multiplication, as in: make more shrubs, thanks to a…

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15 Herbs To Grow In Your Shade Garden

15 Herbs To Grow In Your Shade Garden 150 150 Stein

Herbs that grow in shade are excellent for those of us with sun-challenged gardens. The…

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garden-sized trees and how to use them, with bruce crawford

garden-sized trees and how to use them, with bruce crawford 150 150 Stein

LOOKING AROUND the garden as some of spring’s showoff shrubs and perennials fade, I realized…

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19 Long Blooming Perennials For A More Beautiful Flower Garden

19 Long Blooming Perennials For A More Beautiful Flower Garden 150 150 Stein

Long-blooming perennials are the best way to get as much joy from your flower beds…

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‘around the world in 80 plants,’ with jonathan drori

‘around the world in 80 plants,’ with jonathan drori 150 150 Stein

ENVIRONMENTALIST AND best-selling author Jonathan Drori says that for him, plant science is fascinating, but…

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15 Fast Growing Vegetables To Plant In Your Garden

15 Fast Growing Vegetables To Plant In Your Garden 150 150 Stein

Fast growing vegetables are perfect for people who don’t want to wait all summer before…

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treasure hunting in the garden, with ken druse

treasure hunting in the garden, with ken druse 150 150 Stein

KEN DRUSE AND I are putting a new spin on weeding by giving it a…

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How To Deadhead Petunias By Pinching & Pruning

How To Deadhead Petunias By Pinching & Pruning 150 150 Stein

Deadheading petunias is important in order to keep them bushy and looking their best. In…

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asparagus, from planting to recipes, with alexandra stafford

asparagus, from planting to recipes, with alexandra stafford 150 150 Stein

ONE DIMENSION of my friendship with Alexandra Stafford is a years-long ongoing barter. She shares…

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