Gardens/Gardeners

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A Heavenly Garden Party

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It’s bound to happen sooner or later: you’re having a nice conversation with your gardening friends, and someone drops a name of someone they say was “one of the greatest gardeners ever,” and you’ve never heard of them before. Worse, smiles of recognition appear on every face but yours. Don’t worry—here’s what you need to know.

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One Botanic Garden That Weathered Hurricane Irma Well

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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

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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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