Gardening

Designing a Hardy Garden – FineGardening

I've usually considered myself as “gardening towards the percentages.” My rural Black Earth, Wisconsin, backyard is adjoining to a marsh and pond and is technically in Zone 5a, however the open farmland and subsequent winds round me place it nearer to Zone 4b. I’ve misplaced vegetation to harsh winters, deer, rabbits, and woodchucks. I’ve had snapping turtles until...

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5 Ways to Keep Pill Bugs from Destroying Your Garden

Pinterest1103 Fb212 Though rollie pollies (additionally known as tablet bugs or potato bugs) often eat decaying and decomposing plant matter, often, tablet bug numbers are excessive, they usually can wreak havoc on a backyard (and your favourite strawberries!). This put up shares my favourite pure tablet bug management strategies. To my nice frustration, rollie pollies have destroyed numerous...

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Outdoor Plant Tags & Markers that Last a Lifetime (Really)

These DIY plant markers are the most lasting choice I've discovered. They're utterly weather-resistant and can final year-round outdoor indefinitely. Additionally see Finest (Low cost & Simple) DIY Tags for Indoor Seedlings for different choices. Plant Tags that Final for Years If you're on the lookout for a sturdy, dependable plant marker and label system for outside vegetation,...

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Garden Visit: At Home with Landscape Photographer Caitlin Atkinson

For years I’ve marveled at (and been envious of) the work of photographer Caitlin Atkinson, who captures gardens, interiors, and nonetheless lifes with a serene, dreamy, nearly ethereal really feel. She is a grasp of catching the solar because it shines smooth and heat, because it creates glowing halos round vegetation, highlighting and hugging concurrently. Caitlin photographed landscapes...

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An Interview with the Masterful Garden Designer

There are possibly a handful of residing panorama designers whose names non-gardening sorts could acknowledge. Dan Pearson is one among them. Identified for his stunning, bordering-on-wild gardens and dedication to fostering biodiversity, the British designer, horticulturist, and author (his quarterly on-line journal, Dig Delve, is a must-read) began gardening at 6, opened his observe in 1987, and has...

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