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Clever Ideas

Gardeners are such innovative engineers, each in their own way. I love even brief glimpses into their imagination, as I did recently in Toronto at the Garden Bloggers Fling. One garden on a narrow street—where neighbors are fingertip close—embraces serenity along with enclosure. From my greenhouse vantage point, I spied Su Reid St-John from Bonnie’s | read more →

Rooftop Ideas for Grounded Gardeners

On my quick skip to Toronto in June, one of my favorite excursions was to the innovative, socially-conscious Hugh Garner Housing Co-op, where a rooftop garden greets the skyline. Up here, residents don’t have to leave home to enrich their spirits with the sights and scents of a garden. Wildlife quickly made it home, too. | read more →

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Summer to Fall, Succulent Design

encore air date: August 27, 2015

original air date: July 25, 2015

Swing from summer to fall with flowers and food. See why a gardener went for succulents to conserve water and save endangered species. Find out when to divide succulents and plant Yucca Rostrata. Plus, get yummy recipes for homemade popsicles!

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August To Do List

This month's tips for how to care for your plants, pruning, fertilizing, lawn care, and preping for your garden. Read the entire to do list.

Plant of the Week

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Yucca Rostrata

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