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April 8, 2019 John Claudius Loudon, Mary Pickford, Katie Melua, Hugo von Mohl, William Watson, Jackie Bennett, and the Duke of Wellington

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Have you thought much about the layout or shape of your garden beds? Do they follow the natural lines and slopes of the landscape? Are they geometric? Long beds with corners? Maybe you’ve tried a circle garden.   If you’re a beginner gardener, border beds anchored by a backdrop (like a house or a fence) are the easiest to plan and execute. Often overlooked, one thing to consider in border beds is to add some stepping stones or even a…

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April 5, 2019 Garden Dreams, Birkenhead Park, Lord Viscount Morpeth, Matthias Schleiden, Algernon Swinburne, Joseph Paxton, Garden Picture Day, and Edward Kemp

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It’s decision time in the garden. What will your projects be this year? We often have no idea if our garden dreams will come true.   Gardeners may dream bigger dreams than emperors, but we can often get stuck. We put plants in the wrong spot. We buy the wrong thing. We buy the wrong plant. We overdo it. But, every now and then, we get it completely right.   I waited for years to put paths around my front…

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April 4, 2019 Garden Geography, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Alois Ludwig, the Nova Scotia Mayflower, John Greenleaf Whittier, Diana Donald, Spring Bulbs, Joseph Sauriol

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Have you started to think about your garden in geographical terms? Aside from the zone you are gardening in, what are the micro-climates in your garden? Areas sheltered by trees, buildings, or other structures may be warmer and ideal locations for less hardy plants. Low-lying areas may create boggy or marsh-like conditions – perfect for plants that like to have “wet feet.” What is the composition of your soil? Is it heavy and clayish? Loamy or sandy? Is your soil…

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