Category Archives: Garden Advice

Using Shade Sails In a Garden Landscape

Some of the best things about spring and summer are the abundance of beautiful weather, the ability to grow things, ample opportunities for outdoor barbecues, parties, and other forms of open-air entertainment, and the ability to enjoy nature is all … Continue reading

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Maidenhair Vine | An Ornamental Plant for Outdoor (and Indoor) Gardens

By Avenue – Own work, GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14980740 Maidenhair vine (Muehlenbeckia complexa) is a deciduous climbing vine native to New Zealand. It is most notably known for its versatility as a prolific ground cover and screening plant due its rampart but … Continue reading

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A Simple Sensory Garden

It has been a dream of mine for many years now as a garden designer to be commissioned to create a large scale sensory garden for a facility such as a hospital, mall, school, senior citizen centers or treatment center. … Continue reading

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Spring Planting Tips for Outside and In

Westbury Garden Rooms, a builder of beautiful custom conservatories and orangeries in the U.K., offers GV readers some spring planting advice.

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Bookworm | The 20/30-Something Garden Guide

Out this month, garden blogger Dee Nash’s primer on urban gardening.

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11 Garden Bloggers and Writers You Should Know

Learn from, be inspired by and grow with these knowledgeable top-notch scribes of the garden world.

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Landscape Fabric | It’s NOT the New Black

We at GV confess to a gardening faux pas: We found a roll of landscape fabric in our potting shed. Seasoned pro gardener and landscape designer Genevieve Schmidt tells GV readers why—besides choking the life from your soil and killing … Continue reading

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