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  • Herb Garden
    Garden

    How To Dry Herbs

    An herb garden is a reflection of beauty and is intricately tied to food and family, it seems a good day to talk about an herb garden and drying herbs. One…

  • Houseplant Plant Stand Hack with Plants
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    Houseplant Plant Stand Hack

    This season I had several houseplants hanging in the garden. One of my favorite displays was the Living Wall Cone Container Garden (right) and the idea of giving these drought tolerant,…

  • Rose Garden Christopher Shane (002)
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    Rose Trials at Biltmore

    One of the highlights of my visit this summer at Biltmore Estate was being toured around the gardens by the knowledgeable Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes (above). Parker and his team…

  • Lifetime Raised Bed Cultivator Weeding Debris
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    Gleaning Garden Containers for Fall

    This year has been an amazing season for my elevated gardens. Since the spring I have been testing a garden tool from Gardeners Supply called the Lifetime Raised Bed Cultivator –…

  • Rick Bayless and Shawna Coronado
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    Rick Bayless in His Garden

    Gardens are a reflection of the passion and interests of their owners – bursting with emotional connections that stimulate guests and help tune them in to the person behind the garden.…

  • Rolling HIlls DSC_9052 (002)
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    Chicago Botanic Garden Opens Learning Center

    This summer I had the privilege of touring the amazing gardens at Chicago Botanic Garden. One of my favorite employees who toured with me is the talented Lisa Hilgenberg, the horticulturist…

  • Tropical jungle garden with Swiss Chard
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    Planting Swiss Chard in Fall

    Planting Swiss chard ‘Bright Lights’ in the late summer and fall works just as well as planting in early spring. While Swiss chard is a semi-hardy vegetable crop, it is still…

  • Living Wall Herbal Cocktail Garden Planting
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    Grow Herbs in the Fall

    Remember last season when I taught you how to plant an Easy Herbal Cocktail Garden Living Wall? Fall is the perfect time to replant herbs in your living walls for a…

  • First Frost Date Chart from the NOAA
    Garden

    When to Stop Fertilizing a Fall Vegetable Garden

    Knowing when to curtail fertilizing a vegetable garden is as important as knowing when to start fertilizing because of environmental concerns. According to studies by the University of MassAmherst. Their research…

  • Watermelon Field Workers copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    Watermelon Fields and Sunscreen

    Deep in the heart of North Central Valley in California (north of Los Angeles and south of Sacramento) is a stretch of farm country where nearly 32% of all watermelons are…

  • WaterEase Programmable Timer
    Garden

    3 Best Water Saving Tips for the Garden

    With August upon us and hot temperatures baking our gardens, it’s time to investigate ways to save water. Below are three awesome water saving tips for the garden that might help…

  • Self Watering Garden Container Trudrop
    Garden

    Best Self-Watering Garden Container

    Self-watering garden containers – I have been sent dozens of them to try by various manufacturers and have covered a few of their stories on my website. And while they have…

  • Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa native plant
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    How To Plant a Butterfly Weed Video

    Last season I wrote about the butterfly weed and how to plant it. Please go HERE FOR THE LINK and learn all kinds of 411 about this fantastic butterfly attracting plant.…

  • Rose Photo copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    How to Organically Fertilize Roses

    Summer woes — I have noticed that a few of my roses are not looking as perky as I’d like. How to solve that? Add some organic fertilizer at the base…

  • Tractor Scoot
    Garden

    Garden Tractor Scoot Product Review

    Today I bring you a garden tractor scoot product review on the Gardeners Supply Company’s Deluxe Tractor Scoot with Bucket Basket. Leaning over to weed on my knees in the garden…