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    Through My Garden Gate

    Rooftop gardeners, container gardeners, allotment gardeners – oh my! We invite you to meet an eclectic and fascinating group of gardeners from all over the world, as they welcome us to to walk “Through My Garden Gate.”

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    Through My Garden Gate

    Through The Garden Gate of Kay Boring – Mount Dora, Florida

    “Gardening is much more enjoyable if you allow yourself to relax and be flexible with how it turns out, giving yourself and your garden the room for some wonderful surprises along the way.”    Kay Boring Featured Gardener: Kay Boring Location:  Mount Dora, Florida Years Gardening:  70 Zone:  9b How much time do you spend gardening?   It depends […]

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    By GardenBunch 10:48 am | May 16th 2016 (2) Comments
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    Through The Garden Gate of Jeffrey Bell – Seattle, Washington

    “I have gardened since at least the age of four. Sleeping is the only thing I may have done more than gardening. I have no idea what my life would be without gardening.”  Jeffrey Bell Featured Gardener:  Jeffrey Bell Location:  Seattle, Washington Years Gardening: 53 Zone: 8 How much time do you spend gardening? I […]

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    By GardenBunch 6:08 pm | February 22nd 2015 (1) Comment
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    Through The Garden Gate of Steve And Sandy Hawes – Salem, Oregon

    “We enjoy the outdoors and the physical exercise in keeping up with the various plantings. We also gain much from having the space for entertaining among the blooms and foliage. Steve has a daily system setup for feeding the wildlife (squirrels and birds), along with the deer that wander in, and he prides himself on […]

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    By GardenBunch 3:24 pm | January 23rd 2015 (0) Comments
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    Through The Garden Gate of Karen Woodfin – Matthews, North Carolina

    “When I see the perennials that I have planted come back to life after the dreary winter, it seems my yard is putting on a show for us!  I love when we have guests over and they comment about how our backyard looks. It’s so worth the effort we put into it.” Karen Woodfin Featured Gardener: […]

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    By GardenBunch 12:13 am | August 18th 2014 (0) Comments
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    Through The Garden Gate of Mike and Terri Eckert – Brentwood, Tennessee

    “We enjoy entertaining our friends and family on our patio and in the garden, and love to hear the excitement in their voices when they talk about the beauty we have brought to the old bald patch!  We also take great pride in having increased the outdoor living space that can be used all year […]

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    By GardenBunch 12:03 pm | August 8th 2014 (0) Comments
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    Through The Garden Gate of Melva Tibbetts – Prescott, Arizona

    “The gardening and birding seem to go hand-in-hand here. The trees provide shelter for the birds and the deck flowers attract and provide natural nectar for the hummingbirds.  It is so rewarding to watch our beautiful feathered friends enjoy the food we are happy to provide them. It is fun and relaxing and has brought […]

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    By GardenBunch 8:21 pm | August 3rd 2014 (1) Comment
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    Through The Garden Gate of Lindsay and Jason – Dexter, Kentucky

    “Don’t be afraid to: see it die, replant it or get unexpected results (good and bad). Just get in there and try your best and learn from each plant and each season. Listen to the “old timers” in your circle of friends and family, they have tried and true methods and have seen the seasons […]

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    By GardenBunch 9:54 am | June 28th 2014 (1) Comment
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    Through The Garden Gates of Matthew Pottage – London and Yorkshire, England

    “Don’t be afraid to try things and make mistakes. My parents had little time for gardening when I was growing up and I had pretty much free reign, where I made all sorts of terrible mistakes, but learnt more than any book or course ever taught me.”  Matthew Pottage Featured Gardener: Matthew Pottage Location:  London […]

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    By GardenBunch 9:57 am | June 23rd 2014 (0) Comments
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    Through the Garden Gate of Martha Swales – London, England

    “Transforming my allotment from a weedy wasteland in to a beautiful and productive place is immeasurably satisfying. It’s been a huge amount of work but it’s really starting to look fantastic. I love having my friends there in the summer for BBQs and teaching my little nephews about fruit and veg, the boys are only […]

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    By GardenBunch 2:56 pm | June 5th 2014 (0) Comments