4 Ways to Embrace Your Imperfect Garden

Guess what? Your garden does not need to be perfectly manicured with razor-sharp edges and layers of cascading, color-coordinated blooms. Sometimes, when you simply let Mother Nature do her thing, you’ll get waves of lovely surprises all season long. We asked Master Gardener Jan Bills, owner of Two Women and a Hoe, a boutique landscape […]

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Pump up your Pollinators: How to Make Your Garden a Home, Sweet Home for these Beneficial Creatures

Great vegetable gardens don’t just happen, you know! They require thoughtful planning, along with some know-how about nature’s shortcuts! Pollinators increase the bounty from our gardens without us even noticing it, says Newport News, VA-based Lisa Mason Ziegler, owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, an organic market farm and author of the new book Vegetables Love […]

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How to Create an Earth-Friendly Rain Garden

If April showers bring May flowers, then now’s the perfect time to learn about eco-friendly rain gardens! Designed properly, rain gardens – shallow, planted areas designed to hold water as it slowly soaks into the soil – are great for the earth and beautiful to boot.  Also called bio-infiltration basins, these gardens offer solutions in […]

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6 Time-Saving Garden Tips

Sure, you love working in your garden, but isn’t it also wonderful to have the time to enjoy the fruits (or veggies!) of your labor? To help you carve out time for alfresco dining and lounging in your outdoor space, we compiled a bunch of ways to save time (and money) so you can garden […]

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You Need These 9 Time-Saving Garden Tools

Experienced gardeners know that toiling outside can be backbreaking work… unless you have the right tool for the job, that is! Today’s ergonomic shapes and innovative, high-tech designs will save you time, money and potential injuries. Since it can seem overwhelming to wander through the garden center, we’re here to help! Make sure your shed […]

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