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Modern DIY Trellis Designs via Centsational Style

My DIY project for the weekend is to build a planter box with trellis to support a climbing vine, and I think I’ll stain it black. Last year I built some vegetable trellises and before that a criss cross wall trellis. I still have them both and they still function and look amazing! April is the perfect time […]

8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media

From the Royal Botanic Gardens in England to the Jardim Botânico in Rio de Janeiro, here are some of the top botanical gardens across the globe—including some you can visit from home. Read 8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily

Over 100 years ago, a horticulturalist introduced hybrid plants to California gardeners. Up sprouted a movement of amateur experiments in plant biology. Read The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily Three […]

Pruning Blackberries in 3 Steps via Gardenerd [Video]

Our latest YouTube video shows you how to prune unruly blackberries before spring bud in 3 steps. We won’t say it’s easy, because…well, blackberries have thorns that catch on everything. But if you follow these steps you’ll get the job done efficiently and effectively. Christy dons her bee suit (you’ll find out why) to prune […]

Tom Karwin, On Gardening | Rejuvenation pruning – Santa Cruz Sentinel via Santa Cruz Sentinel

Read Tom Karwin, On Gardening | Rejuvenation pruning – Santa Cruz Sentinel via Santa Cruz Sentinel An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Garden Alphabet: Datura from Santa Cruz Island Noted: Gardening 101: Leucadendrons: Gardenista Make Gardening Easier With The Help of Chickens! via Farmers’ Almanac Gardening Calendar Growing […]

Tips and Tricks for Starting Perennial and Vegetable Seeds via FineGardening

I often try to propagate new plants from gathered seeds and cutting. This can range from seeds gathered from some green onions that have gone wild, to tomato plants from the compost pile to seeds and cuttings gathered on walks or gifted by friends. It is always so pleasing to create something out of nothing, […]

A Spider Web Garden Seat via Homegrown Evolution

I spotted this 1920s gem on Archive.org in a promotional pamphlet, Beautifying the home grounds by the Southern Pine Association. This is the same source I used to come up with a new design for our entrance arbor and will blog about that when I put the finishing touches on it. Read A Spider Web Garden Seat […]

MudPi – Automated Garden System With the Raspberry Pi via Adafruit Industries

Grow the produce you love with less water, time and effort A scalable smart garden system that allows you to maintain controls, monitor conditions, and sustainably manage resources of your garden. MudPi is made to install on top of your existing irrigation. This way you’re not locked to any specific method or vendor. The main […]

Making a Garden in the Woods via FineGardening

Today we’re visiting Deborah McQuiston’s garden and sharing some photos she took in the beginning of October. I live in northeastern Pennsylvania, in the Pocono Mountains, Zone 5b. Our house was built in 2012, so I started with nothing: half an acre, nothing in the middle, surrounded by more than 200 deciduous trees. Challenges are […]

On Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life, With Marta Mcdowell Via A Way To Garden [Audio]

EMILY DICKINSON was a great poet, yes, but she was also an accomplished gardener and a devoted student of the natural world. An all new edition of a book on Emily as a gardener titled “Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life” is just out, and from it, we get not just her history, but a slice of […]