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  • Elevated Planter Box in Garden with Plants
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    How To Plant an Elevated Garden Bed

    Surviving degenerative osteoarthritis or other physical conditions means that you can still have an amazing vegetable garden. One of my goals since being diagnosed with osteoarthritis has been to change the…

  • Chocolate Chip Ajuga Groundcover
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    Best Ajuga Groundcover is Chocolate Chip

    My absolute favorite groundcover ajuga for garden zones 4 to 9 is Ajuga reptans ‘Chocolate Chip’ or Chocolate Chip Bugleweed. Below is a video and an excerpt from my book, the…

  • Succulent Container Garden
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    Best Succulent Container Garden Soil Mix

    Succulent garden soil mix is a magical thing that have mystified container gardeners through the ages. On a recent trip to the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show I was able…

  • Crocus vernus Jeanne d Arc copyright Shawna Coronado Side View
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    Beautiful Crocus Jeanne d Arc Flowers

    Crocus vernus Jeanne d’Arc flowers are blooming in my garden today and they are glorious! Only four to six inches high, these happy little flowers make a lovely statement when planted…

  • Arthritis Garden Hack for Lifting
    Garden Life

    Arthritis Solution for Moving Heavy Things

    Here is a hack for moving heavy things if you suffer from arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or any number of other conditions. Whether you are outside in the garden or inside…

  • San Francisco Flower Show Outdoor Garden Room
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    San Francisco Flower and Garden Show 2016

    With the speaking and tour season in full swing, I have been traveling around the United States visiting garden shows, speaking, and getting some fantastic garden ideas. Most recently I have…

  • Snowdrops 3
    Garden

    Snowdrops in Bloom Galanthus Elwesii

    Finally, after months and months of winter, we now have a gorgeous view of early spring Snowdrops from Jung Seed in my garden. ::choirs singing:: Gardeners are applauding all over the…

  • Shovel Wall Garden Art Shawna Coronado
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    Shovel Wall Garden Art

    Garden Quick Tip – As an addicted garage seller, I am always finding old shovels, rakes, and garden tools which I put to good use in my garden beds. Want a…

  • Ferns and Halcyon Hosta
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    Favorite Shade Perennial Plant

    What is the favorite Northern shade perennial plant in your garden which I could find at almost any home center and is easy to grow? Signed, Curious – – – –…