Gentle Giants: Caring for Mature Trees

Trees occupy an important place in our gardens—and our culture. Author Ernest H. Wilson aptly sums up America’s love for them in his book, Aristocrats of Trees: “When first ...
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Climbing Vines: Let’s go Vertical

It’s only early summer, but before we know it the dog days of August will be upon us. Want something spectacular to view while you sip lemonade or a ...
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Salsa Gardens: Plant a Fiesta in Your Yard

The great thing about growing your own garden is having your favorite ingredients right at your fingertips. You can explore different flavors, textures and colors to create meals that ...
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Enchanting Garden Gates: Add a Delightful Detail to your Lawn, Garden

An ornamental garden gate could be just the irresistible design element your home needs to add that dose of unforgettable charm to its exterior. A garden gate is an ...
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Historic Garden Day: April 21,2015

Each spring, visitors are welcomed to over 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during Historic Garden Week, which has come to be known as “America’s Largest ...
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Perennial Maintenance: Divide and Conquer for Better Blooms

Perennials are the backbone of many a garden because of their heartiness as well as their ability to reappear with new growth spring after spring. Once established, perennials need ...
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The Belle Of The Ball: Eastern Redbuds take Center Stage

In Virginia, the flowering dogwood tree can get more than its fair share of the limelight. Its bloom is so beloved it was named the state flower in 1918 ...
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Early Bloomers In The Garden: Water Gives Way to Colors of Spring

During midwinter days, it seems the season will never lose its icy grip. Warm sunshine, buzzing bees and pretty flowers may feel like they are ages away, but believe ...
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