Month: January 2020

Are You A Plant Hoarder – Top 10 Checklist Of Things To Watch Out For
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Are You A Plant Hoarder – Top 10 Checklist Of Things To Watch Out For

Okay, it’s no secret that gardeners love their plants. That’s a given, and I’m one of them. But how do you know when this passion has gotten out of control? As we begin a new gardening season, it may be a good time to reevaluate your inventory and avoid becoming a PLANT HOARDER. I’ve been […]

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Pesticides in Water Are More Widespread Than You Think
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Pesticides in Water Are More Widespread Than You Think

In a recently released study, the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) announced that neonicotinoid pesticides are still present in tap water, even after being treated in water management plants. Neonicotinoids are among the most widely used class of pesticides in the world, and are known to be a potent neurotoxin. Though they are considered more of a […]

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New Year’s Gardening Resolutions: Celebrating A New Year In The Garden
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New Year’s Gardening Resolutions: Celebrating A New Year In The Garden

I don’t know about anyone else, but my New Year’s resolutions seem destined to be verbal promises with no hope of follow through. That is unless they are New Year’s gardening resolutions. By the time New Year’s Eve arrives (actually months before), gardening is literally all I can think of. It’s already been months since […]

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We Love This Freshly Picked, Partially Recycled Yarn
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We Love This Freshly Picked, Partially Recycled Yarn

In the era of mass manufacturing– and at a time in which handmade items are enjoying renewed primacy— knitting and the art of making one’s own clothes has never been more attractive. Handcrafted luxury brands like Elizabeth Suzann and Alabama Chanin are making modern clothing by hand again, while Instagram accounts like Thea Coleman and […]

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Pros And Cons Of Planting English Ivy In The Landscape
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Pros And Cons Of Planting English Ivy In The Landscape

Ivy gets a bad rap, but it’s an attractive vine that is easy to grow. Sure, it can take charge and cover more things than you intended, but responsible English ivy growing is possible. There are plenty of English ivy pros, and we hope you’ll consider them before banning this plant from your yard altogether. […]

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The Best and Most Beautiful Botanical Stationary
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The Best and Most Beautiful Botanical Stationary

The art of sending letters might seem nostalgic in the digital age, but gorgeously made paper goods are like a solid black dress: they never go out of style. Whether you’re sending a handwritten birthday card or a heartfelt Thank You, nothing says sincerity quite like a beautiful card– and given the rising popularity of […]

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Stocking Stuffers For Gardeners – Small Garden Gifts For Stockings
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Stocking Stuffers For Gardeners – Small Garden Gifts For Stockings

Okay, you’ve nearly finished up all your holiday shopping this season, or have you? There may be an item you’re forgetting, but it’s also one of the first gifts we open – the stocking. This is the place for all those smaller sized gifts, and stocking stuffer ideas for garden lovers and other outdoorsy people […]

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