Here’s how to plant a hedge. It’s most economical to start with young plants about two feet tall; these are often called whips.
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Tips for planting a garden around a mailbox.
Can you recommend some plants for growing over a pergola?
Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard by Jessi Bloom 222 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $19.95 Let me preface this review by saying that I have chickens. We got eight layers last May, and I …
Here are some tips for designing a garden full of fragrance.
What do you recommend for planting along a pathway?
How far apart should I space different plants?
What are some plants with green flowers?
Tomorrow’s Garden: Design and Inspiration for a New Age of Sustainable Gardening by Stephen Orr 234 pages Rodale, 2011 List price: $24.99 Stephen Orr has surely seen a million gardens by now. Though that’s an exaggeration, his past and present …
Apply some principles of garden design to your houseplants for a great winter display.
The Outdoor Room by Jamie Durie 224 pages, softcover Harper Design, 2011 List price: $25.99 You may know Jamie Durie from PBS’s The Victory Garden and his HGTV show, The Outdoor Room. He’s the Aussie-accented fireball that not only gets …