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  • Dragon wing begonia growing tips
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    Dragon Wing Begonia Growing Tips

    There are many varieties of begonia, from perennial to tuberous, but my absolute favorite heat-tolerant variety of Begonia × hybrida is ‘Dragon Wing’. This beautiful hybrid from the Begoniaceae family is…

  • Seed Starting Clear Cover for Seeds
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    Seed Starting Tips

    Seed starting for your garden in mid-April is happening at the Coronado house – here is how to get started. My friends, it is never too late to plant a seed,…

  • Alyssum flower lobularia maritima
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    Sweet Alyssum Growing Tips

    Seemingly dainty Alyssum, or Lobularia maritima, is actually a tough little annual plant known for its explosive flower power. Reseeding is common with alyssum, so plants that flower early could easily…

  • Herb and Perennial Garden Patio copyright Shawna Coronado
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    How to Plant Herbs

    Love that it is coming up on planting time in the northern states – I cannot wait for the garden to be exploding with color and scent and awesomeness! Learn how…

  • Acorn Garden Container Fairy Garden
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    Spectacular Fairy Garden Planting Container

    When I met Denise English from Eco Personal Garden at the Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago and she had such passion about a creative product idea she had – making…

  • Cazador Del Sol Garden Sculpture Winter Photo
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    Winter Garden Art Installation

    Winter. It’s killing me. Beyond hurting my osteoarthritis and making me cold, winter is dark and dank in the northern states. We need some creativity, some love, some color. That’s it…

  • Biltmore Conservatory and Gardens
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    Winter Conservatory Tour Biltmore Estate

    In the cold silence of winter, when we feel isolated from one another and arthritis pain and depression are pulling you down, there is still a way to become enveloped in…

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    American Horticultural Society Inspires Gardening

    Last summer I was privileged to have an exciting #takeadaynow garden visit in Washington D.C. – part of this trip included visiting the American Horticultural Society‘s headquarters at River Farm in…

  • Garden Clogs Digging a Weed
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    Garden Clogs – A Review

    I’m a huge fan of rain boots in the garden, but garden clogs have an advantage over the boots of being quicker and easier in my opinion. I like to slip…

  • Wine bottle French Potager Garden
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    Recycle an Iron Arbor

    **This arbor story is a recycled post from 2010. I recently had a reader ask me to post it again — here it is my friends — RECYCLE, REUSE, REPOST!** My…