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Books: Soil Sense

The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of soils for future food security world-wide. A General Assembly resolution says that soil conservation will also help all count...
by Garden Design Online on Apr 21, 2015

Books: Small Space Veg Gardens & Tropicals

Two new titles from Cool Springs Press ... The first is dedicated to those living in apartments, condos, townhouses, dorm rooms ... places so small that growing edibles would seems nearly impossible. BUT, In Any Size, Anywhere Edible Gardening: The N...
by Garden Design Online on Oct 16, 2012

Books: Rain Gardening

In many cities and suburban areas, all that rainwater cascading off the roof, the driveway, the patio and other hard surfaces drains into sewers, where it joins a deluge of dirty water that empties into local bodies of water. A better option for any...
by Garden Design Online on Feb 21, 2012

Books: Herb Garden Design

Still trying to come down from last week's APLD conference in Cleveland, where we saw SO many fabulous gardens ... and this little book certainly does the trick. So many clients and homeowners want vegetable gardens today, and herbs are a major part...
by Garden Design Online on Jun 21, 2011

Books: Vertical Design

Every garden, no matter what its size, deserves some kind of structure on which to grow plants vertically ... it always adds an entirely new dimension to design. While many people think of "vertical gardening" as a type that's best for patio gardens,...
by Garden Design Online on Apr 3, 2011

Sunday, January 3, 2010 Puttering in Helen’s Haven

It has been a cold week in Helen’s Haven; so much so, I was too weak to work in the garden at all. Hardly leaving the mid 40s, I felt I needed to wait until the 50s returned. This month, is my 2nd blog anniversary.  It started as a diary of ga...
by Gardening With Confidence on Jan 3, 2010

Sunday, January 3, 2010 Puttering in Helen’s Haven

It has been a cold week in Helen’s Haven; so much so, I was too weak to work in the garden at all. Hardly leaving the mid 40s, I felt I needed to wait until the 50s returned. This month, is my 2nd blog anniversary.  It started as a diary of ga...
by Gardening With Confidence on Jan 3, 2010

Sunday, October 11, 2009 Puttering In Helen’s Haven

I have been nesting.  The feeling has been very similar to right before my children were born.  I wondered why I was feeling this way until  remembered the book. This version of nesting is to finish loose ends before I sit down and work on the boo...
by Gardening With Confidence on Oct 11, 2009


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