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Handmade Garden Projects

Handmade Garden Projects by Lorene Edwards Forkner Forkner, a former nursery owner and avid gardener, has filled up a book with garden projects for people with not much money and a little more time. The projects are divided by their … Continue reading

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100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for American Gardens in Temperate Zones

Thanks to my love for this beautiful library present! 100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for American Gardens in Temperate Zones by Lorraine Johnson So here is the truth: Intellectually, I am all about planting native plants in my garden. The benefits … Continue reading

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Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots

Last in the series… and now Lightening Bolt says he really wants a window box. I think we can handle that. Amusingly, he also goes from hating the idea of a sunflower house to loving it, after I remind him … Continue reading

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Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children by Beth Richardson. Photographs by Lynn Karlin Away from the landscaping, and on to actual gardening techniques with children. Richardson was most specifically concerned with being able to involve her children with the family vegetable garden. This … Continue reading

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A Child’s Garden

Entry two in the Spring 2010 Gardening Book Binge A Child’s Garden by Molly DannenmaierThis is another child-oriented landscaping book, one that I would put more on the inspirational than the practical side. They talk about different features that children … Continue reading

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Great Gardens for Kids

More coordinated gardeners might start looking at books and catalogs in February, but not me. This year I’m thinking about trying to involve Lightening Bolt, who wants sunflowers for their zombie-defeating powers and, above all, a small pond with frogs … Continue reading

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Noah’s Garden

wrote about this on her blog a while back. And then I was weeding in my 500s, and there it was, just waiting for me. I’d never even noticed it before. It falls in the dreaded number 508, the number … Continue reading

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