How to Design a Gorgeous Cutting Garden

We know you’re just dying to grab a bunch of blossoms from your garden and make up a glorious bouquet. But before you start snipping any which way, consider what you should be planting and what varieties work well side-by-side says Newport News, VA-based Lisa Mason Ziegler, owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, an organic market […]

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How to Grow a Shade Garden

Having an outdoor space with a lush canopy of trees overhead can be a blessing on scorching hot summer days, offering respite from the heat along with peaceful privacy. The only problem? Many flowering plants – think roses or zinnias – require full sun, not shade. What’s a bloom-loving gardener to do? Find the best […]

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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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