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Gardenblogging and Flinging in 2015

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 us through ...

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Sweat Shopping

Sure needs something! First of all, thanks to Amy, Susan, and Elizabeth for your extreme patience in letting me spend 7 or 8 months attempting to organize my life rather than blog ...

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Annoying step back or welcome relief?

Unlike scrapbooking, genealogy, homebrewing, model trains, or cosplay, gardening brings with it an inseparable relationship to time and season. During the late fall and early spring—whenever those may fall for you—we are ...

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Philly Flower (?) Show Report

I’ll say one thing for this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show – good for the PHS for choosing national parks as the theme, in celebration of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. I love ...

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The Butterfly Effect

  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 beating of ...

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#TBT Fifteen years on Garden Walk

My GWB poster collection hangs in the kitchen, around the laundry room door. Note that I don’t say “Fifteen years OF Garden Walk:” the event celebrated its twentieth anniversary last year. But ...

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Are show gardens making us bad gardeners?

Here are some sensible plantings at the Berkshire Botanical Gardens, a lovely site we happened upon on the way to Connecticut. It’s the less famous sites that tend to have great practices. ...

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