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Succulents have always been a favorite for the plant-challenged because they require little water. But they’re also lookers, with sculptural forms and irresistible personalities. Here's a rookie...
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Get your succulent fix at one very groovy Ohio nursery.
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Supersize melons and beefsteak tomatoes may win blue ribbons at the fair, but our top veggie prize goes to these adorable, snackable, easy-to-grow minis.
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For instant curb appeal, it’s hard to beat window boxes. We’ve got plant picks and design twists, including a couple that are totally pane-less.
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A veteran Minneapolis garden writer transforms the breezeway between her house and garage into a dream potting shed. Read her tips and ideas for organizing the perfect potting shed.
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An Iowa couple found a mod downtown home they loved, but its cool rooftop patio lacked life. Enter vertical gardening.
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Flowers aren’t the only way to bring color to a garden. Today’s heat-loving coleus delivers instant vibrancy with (almost) zero effort.
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In cutting gardens or borders, inexpensive annuals like zinnias bloom in explosive color all summer long—and come fall, leave parting gifts of seeds for next year.
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Winter doldrums have a cure: Out with the cold, in with the hues! If you need the remedy, hop in the driver’s seat and follow the sun to any of these fabulous garden centers.
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Garden while the snow still flies by starting seeds indoors. You’ll save money (seeds are much cheaper than plants), have more choices and play surrogate Mother Nature to new life.

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