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A Great True story about Organic Soil

On April 29, 2010 Anne Raver of the New York Times asked: “How does Tony Avent, the horticultural mythbuster, grow so many plants successfully in …

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Cottage Garden Primer

I once worked with a lovely client ( now a dear friend!) who wanted a cottage-style flower garden. Now there are cottage gardens and then …

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Win a free issue of Garden Design Magazine right here!

As you may know, I love Garden Design magazine. It is gorgeous, each issue is 148 pages thick and packed with fascinating gardening info and …

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Loren Eiseley’s Prescriptive for Our Times

“Let it be admitted that the world’s problems are many and wearing, and that the whirlpool runs fast. If we are to build a stable …

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Garden Design Magazine – My Tips and Interview

Garden Design Magazine interviewed me for tips for blending ancient and modern ways to create gardens that simply make you feel good. They also had …

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“Learning the Trees” – Howard Nemerov

I used to teach Tree Identification at a community college decades ago.    I also wrote the book, ‘Ortho’s’s All About Trees’ which introduces trees …

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