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Container Garden University: Basic Elements

Container Garden University: Basic Elements By Rob Sproule The Biggest Flower Doesn’t Always Win The Structural Basics The “Thriller” The “Filler” The “Spiller” “Gardening has always been an art, essentially.” – Robert Irwin Like all

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Container Gardening Terracotta Succulents

Container Gardening Trends

Container Gardening Trends By Rob Sproule Colour of the Year Water Garden Containers Succulents Galore “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Gardening is, at once, unchanging, yet always in motion. The essentials

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Best New Annuals for 2017

Best New Annuals  for 2017 By: Rob Sproule High Fashion “˜Superbells’ Morning Star “˜Prince Tut’ Grass Confetti Garden: “˜Peppermint Candy’ Alocasia “˜Stingray’ Petunia “˜Nightsky’ The thrill of getting our hands dirty is universal, but the

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Best New Edibles for 2017

Best New Edibles for 2017 By: Rob Sproule The New Gardening Tomato ‘Chocolate Sprinkles’ Thyme ‘Spicy Orange’ Pepper “˜Bhut Jolokia’ Cucumber ‘Salad Bush’ Kale ‘Prizm’ ” Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.

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How To Plant A Container Garden

How To Plant A  Container Garden by Rob Sproule So you wanna plant a container garden? It can be intimidating, especially if you’ve been  surfing the net looking for inspiration on professional gardening sites.  Stop

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Gardening With Succulents

Gardening With Succulents by Rob Sproule Have you noticed that Succulents are everywhere? From wedding magazines and home decorating magazines to sustainable gardening sites, they’ve become a versatile, alluring, easy-to-care-for wonder plant. Increasingly, savvy gardeners

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Trends in Container Gardening

Trends in Container Gardening by Rob Sproule   Container gardening isn’t a trend, it’s a deep shift in how we garden. For decades, we’ve been shifting more of our flowering annuals out of the flower-bed

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Container Gardening Secrets

Container Gardening Secrets by Rob Sproule Gorgeous containers aren’t just found in glossy magazines and Martha Stewart specials. They’re within our grasp no matter how black our thumbs may be, and I have a few

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Christmas Container Gardening

Christmas Container Gardening by Rob Sproule   If there is any truth in the expression “absence makes the heart grow fonder,” it may help to explain the intensity of the love affair that we Albertans

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