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January 9, 2014

 

Kipling Gardens

Quotable Quotes

“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb

October 3, 2013

 

rejuvenation

Rejuvenation: Making An Old Flower Bed Young Again

I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.

August 15, 2013

 

black gamecock

Louisiana Iris ‘Black Gamecock’

Louisiana iris are easy to grow in the Midwest if you have good soil, moisture and space for them to spread.

August 8, 2013

 

red-veined sorrel, feverfew

Herbal Companions Help To Fill Out A Bouquet

Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.

July 25, 2013

 

english garden

America’s Romance

Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.

July 18, 2013

 

GCA

GCA: Garden Club Of America

Elizabeth Price Martin founded our nation’s first Garden Club in 1904.

May 9, 2013

 

forsythia

Pruning Forsythia

Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.

May 2, 2013

 

anne bronte's grave

Impermanence

Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.

April 18, 2013

 

watering

Watering Tips

Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.

April 4, 2013

 

early white house

The Early White House, 1800-1809

When John Adams moved from Philadelphia to the White House, the building was still under construction and there was no sign of a garden.

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