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    “Coffee for Roses” Book Review

    Summary: Like many (probably most) gardeners, I grew up hearing the popular garden myths and sayings. If Mom or Grandpa says it to you, it MUST be true, right? Guess what? Maybe not. This delightful book addresses many of these myths and sets us on the straight path. Title: Coffee for Roses: …and 70 Other Misleading […]

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    By ChristineGB 4:57 pm | April 7th 2015 (0) Comments
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    “Succulents Simplified” Book Review

    Summary: If the description, “Low water plants for lazy gardeners” is music to your ears, then succulents may be the answer to your “I-want-to-garden-but-don’t-have-time-for-needy-plants” prayers! If so, you’ll not find a more comprehensive and beautifully designed resource to assist you in your quest for knowledge about these fantastic (and hallelujah, low maintenance!) creatures. Title: Succulents Simplified – Growing, Designing, and […]

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    By Gwen Holloway 1:36 pm | February 16th 2015 (1) Comment
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    “Growing Orchids: Successful Gardening Indoors and Out” Book Review

    Summary: I’ve always enjoyed orchids, and have received a few over the years as housewarming or birthday gifts.  I love their gorgeous blooms, and have some mild success in getting a few to re-bloom. I didn’t really know how or why, though. I have to confess I’ve thrown a few out in frustration when they […]

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    By ChristineGB 11:07 am | December 16th 2014 (0) Comments
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    “Old Manhattan Has Some Farms” Book Review

    Summary: Take your little ones along on a journey of garden discovery, as you read and sing along to the classic “Old MacDonald Has a Farm” melody! Genre: Children’s Books Gardening Experience Level: All Levels, Beginners, Children Title: Old Manhattan Has Some Farms Author: Susan Lendroth, Illustrated by Kate Endle Publisher: Charlesbridge Date of Publishing: […]

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    By ChristineGB 7:07 am | August 13th 2014 (0) Comments