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As Summer Fades, A Garden Brightens

September 17th, 2015
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As Summer Fades, A Garden Brightens – Gardens to Love: Summer is fading, yet there are flowers and plants that get brighter this time of year.

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The Fall and Winter Vegetable Garden

August 20th, 2015
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The days are quickly becoming shorter and nights are slowly becoming cooler. The chickweed, Stellaria media, will soon be sprouting in any moist and fertile soil. These are the signals to begin planting the fall through winter growing vegetables. Now is the time to remove those scraggly heat loving plants and vines such as cucumbers, […]

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Irrigation Trends

July 22nd, 2015
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There are many new irrigation trends to consider when choosing a system or upgrading your current. Conserve water by avoiding high water pressure. The best option in irrigation to regulate pressure is to use a ‘Pressure Regulating Stem’ in the rotors and sprays. This type of system can control water pressure at each head to […]

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Cool Plants For Hot Days

July 21st, 2015
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Is a 95, 96 or 98 degree day too hot for you? 

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In Anando’s Garden

June 19th, 2015
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Anado’s gardens are organic and organically expanding from the house to the studios with a side step to the pen of rescued donkeys. The spirit of the place is organic as well. You don’t have to be an outsider artist to create art in your life, however; you do have to go outside.

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Garden Tours & Touring Gardens

May 1st, 2015
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In April I had the pleasure of opening my Park Lane garden to several groups of avid gardeners, photographers, art, nature, and travel lovers. (Often this is the same person in one.) Last Thursday, The Garden Conservancy Society of Fellows swooped in with two busloads

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Small Spaces, Small Gardens

March 31st, 2015
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The smaller the space the more important each element becomes.  This is true with both interior and exterior spaces, with the difference in the outside being the ceiling height; i.e,  the sky that  is gloriously endless.   At Gardens to Love, we start with the architecture, whether it be

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Gone Fishin’

February 18th, 2015
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On a cold, windy February day we might feel like giving it all up to go fishing someplace where the sun is shining brightly on a shimmering sea. I found boats waiting for me at the Darien port in historic Darien, Georgia.  I’m a working girl, and I like a working boat.  These classic shrimp […]

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Pavers

January 29th, 2015
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Welcome to Gardens to Love, 2015 In past blogs, I have written more about plantings and plants and less about product.  This month, I’d like to spend some time introducing you to a product that I like very much.  It’s pavers, yes, pavers.

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Turkey Talk

November 29th, 2014
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There is more to Turkey than cornbread dressing with four vegetable sides. There is an entire country the size of Texas to explore, and I was fortunate to see a part of it in October.

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