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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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The Trumpet Vine | A Way to Add Beauty to Your Garden

The Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans) is a fast growing, tenacious climbing vine native to the southeast region of the US. This hardy perennial is also known as trumpet creeper and produces large, tubular and stunningly beautiful flowers with colors ranging … Continue reading

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Agapanthus | An Exotic Beauty of a Flower That Brings Annual Pop to Gardens

  Agapanthus (African Lily) is a summer flowering perennial (grown from bulbous root stocks) and is native to South Africa. Agapanthus features spectacular blue, white, pink and purple flowers on top of deciduous and tender evergreen leaves which would be … Continue reading

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My Japanese Knotweed Garden Nightmare….

Re-adapted from my sister blog: Anna’s Gardening Antics and Musings Greetings my fellow gardeners. Thirteen years ago I purchased a beautiful old home with a tiny yard full of miscellaneous shrubs and unusual mystery plants.  I had lovely thoughts of … Continue reading

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Edible Container Gardening | Growing Vegetables in Pots

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Tips for The Beginning Gardener

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The Garda Dibble, ThinkEco2 and EcoScraps Winners

Announcing the winners of the giveaway.

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Dear Diary | Keeping a Garden Journal

Mike Alexander on why keeping a gardening journal is a great idea.

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Garda Dibble Tool, ThinkEco2 Planter and EcoScraps Giveaway

Garden Variety has partnered with reclaimed home and garden product maker ThinkEco2 to give five lucky readers these gardening goodies.

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A Gardener Without a Wheelbarrow or Garden Cart

Our man in Europe, veteran horticulturist Mike Alexander, learns just how valuable these wheeled transports are in the garden.

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5 Great Gifts for Gardeners

With the holidays upon us, Editor-at-Large Therese Ciesinski shares her five favorite go-to gifts for those who love to spend time in the garden.

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