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8 Miniature Flower Arrangements You'll Love
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We're thinking small with fun ways to display those itsy-bitsy blooms.
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Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try different varieties so you can experiment with adding lemony, peppery or even cinnamon-like flavor to dishes.
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Want to have a few friends over without going to a lot of work? The ideas at this Minneapolis garden reveal the secret: Let your yard co-host.
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At workshops in a renovated Saint Paul warehouse, stylist Jackie Reisenauer shares tips on how to make floral arrangements that capture the effortless essence of a summer garden.
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The diagnosis: An overworked Ohio physician. The cure: Transform an unused backyard into a sanctuary of water, native plants and wildlife.
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How does an Iowa garden catch the Smithsonian’s eye? With plant stories wrapped around the likes of Johnny Appleseed, Grant Wood and a band of German Pietists.
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Ohio florist Gretel Adams offers a fresh take on flower design trends—and what brides are requesting for their big days.
Heirloom peonies
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Hardy, fragrant and long-lasting, Midwest-friendly heirloom peonies bring character to the landscape and add charm to any container.
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Showing what it means to really eat local, Ohio chef Tricia Wheeler trades her lawn (and a weekly date with a mower) for a yard full of edibles.
How to make a tiny terrarium
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Whether you make terrariums for your home or for gifts, these petite gardens are sure to be a hit. Planting is simple, and twine, a leaf, and a sweet fabric flower add a pretty finishing touch.

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