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We publish a quarterly print magazine. Garden Making issue No. 27 for fall 2016 celebrates spring-blooming bulbs, how to choose, plant and care for them. Also: double tulips, lilies, birds and much more. We have a great 2-for-1 offer of the issue.
Garden Making issue No. 27 for fall 2016 celebrates spring-blooming bulbs, how to choose, plant and care for them. Also: double tulips, lilies, birds, more.
Container plants need to stand up to summer heat and humidity. Here are 6 container plants performing well for Garden Making Editor-in-Chief Beckie Fox.
If you wheeze and sneeze when you set foot in the garden, just think about sex — plant sex, that is. Tips on how to make an allergy-free garden.
The Anderson Parkette Biodiversity Garden in Oakville, Ontario, and Sean James of Fern Ridge Landscaping, recognized by the Perennial Plant Association.
The optimal planting time depends on what you’re planting. Perennial plants are best planted in spring, but it’s better to plant peonies in the fall.
Visiting gardens farther afield also offers up lots of inspiration, especially garden design ideas that can be transplanted to your own space.
With autumn creeping in, there are changes in the garden.
The merits of a three- to four-inch blanket of leaf mulch on soil is a gardener’s autumn mission — to return nutrients to the soil, conserve moisture, promote healthy soil structure and prevent erosion.
At the Stratford Festival garden in Ontario, I was surprised to find tall thick stands of culver’s root and turtlehead, two old-fashioned Zone 5 plants.