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The Centsory Garden

The Centsory Garden

Think beyond color when adding to your garden When I was teaching Sustainable Landscape Design at The University of Tennessee, there were some...

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Walking Through the Keyhole

Walking Through the Keyhole

Using Portals to Transform Your Garden Once upon a time, there was a network called HGTV. The letters stood for Home and Garden Television. After...

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And I’ll Raise You

And I’ll Raise You

6 Benefits of raised bed gardening Soon it will be time to quietly whisper the same words as everyone who has just landed in Las Vegas. “It’s time...

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Avoiding obstacles

Avoiding obstacles

A few thoughts on mowing When I was a teenager, I briefly had a job at a very popular place. I mowed in a cemetery. How popular was it? People were...

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Filling in the Gaps

Filling in the Gaps

5 Unsung groundcovers for your garden In today’s world, being short leads to a high probability of being overlooked. “Yeah, Garry! You’re finally...

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Staying in Your Lane

Staying in Your Lane

Selecting zone-appropriate plants for your garden Like many of you, I have a favorite / know it’s going to be good item at an eatery I frequent. But...

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Navigating a Slippery Slope

Navigating a Slippery Slope

The Search for the Elusive Level Plot of Land For anyone who has snow skied or hopped on a sled, we know that mild slope equals mild fun. And it was...

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The Magic of Fire

The Magic of Fire

Fire pits and Places for the New Year Whoops! Just a tad late but I’m sure you’re kind of weary of that one. Plus, just how many of us have actually...

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