Gardens/Gardeners

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One Botanic Garden That Weathered Hurricane Irma Well

hurricane irma cowhorn orchid

Just 10 days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden reopened and was fully operational including exhibits, ongoing activities and educational programming. One of their biggest efforts, The Million Orchid Project, involves restoring imperiled native orchids to the south Florida landscape with community involvement.

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Spring Allergies: Tips for Gardeners

spring allergy tree pollen

Don’t let seasonal allergies hamper your enthusiasm for gardening. Trees, grasses and weeds are the most common culprits in producing allergic reactions, because they rely on wind to disperse their lightweight pollen. (Happily, many favorite garden plants rely on bees …

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Gardeners Fiction Books

What better way to wile away the winter than by sinking into a great novel that includes plenty of garden and plant imagery and maybe a gardening protagonist, too? Here are some of our favorite works of fiction in which …

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Why This Works – Garden Design

Horticulture Civic Garden Center Garden Design

  One of the best ways to study good garden design is to explore your local parks and gardens. A few minutes from the offices of Horticulture magazine is the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. We spied this little …

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A Garden Grows in the Bronx

  Wave Hill may be relatively small, but it contains astounding horticultural diversity and take-away ideas     A spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill is one of …

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