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Garden of Eden
When it comes to garden breadth, be careful what you wish for. After years of pining for a garden that would allow me an opportunity to really, well, garden, I got exactly that. After a very wet spring and an even hotter start to the summer, my garden is now well under way. This year I'm not going to worry about creating a perfect garden—I'm just content to learn about its foibles and its beauty.
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You've been invited to a garden party at the local botanical garden. Gardening gurus will be in attendance, chatting about their prize-winning kirengeshomas and zantedeschias. Take this Gardening lingo quiz to see if you'll hold forth like a horticulturist or hide under your gardening hat.
The ground may still be frozen, but you’re itching to try your hand at vegetable gardening. Are you ready for the spring thaw? Test your veggie IQ and see if you have what it takes to get those vegetables growing!
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An ideal book for Canadian gardeners looking for perennials, roses, trees and shrubs to suit their particular locations, from Zone 3 to the warmest climates in the country. It includes planting and growing advice, detailed descriptions and information from the personal experience of expert Canadian gardeners. The lush photographs will inspire every gardener.
- The politics of gardening: Our love of trees
- The politics of gardening: Bygone bylaws
- Deadhead to keep flowers blooming
- Mulching 101
- Three carefree container combos
- Green envy: Four verdant containers
- A passion for lavender
- Five ways to preserve your herbs in five minutes
- 10 midsummer gardening mistakes
- Five water-wise tips for your garden