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I simply adore this idea for a practical application of string gardens.   That is, use the string gardens (formally know as kokedama)  as a...

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printer drawer seed storage by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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Remember when this was kind of a thing? My aunt had one with a collection of little things that thoroughly excited me as a little kid.  But...

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Is the weather crazy where you are?  New England is having stormy weather like I haven't seen since I lived in Colorado (fast moving afternoon...

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I have been experimenting with citrus in my zone 5/6 home for the last few years.  I can't say that I have mastered the science...

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I am currently obsessing over Jekka McVicar.  Between her beautiful chelsea flower booth where herbs looked prettier than I have ever seen them look before...

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Do you need a little break from Chelsea coverage? (I do). I picked my first from-the-garden bouquet yesterday.  It is a pretty mix of peonies,...

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I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The gardens are, as usual, filled...

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  My MIL and FIL arrive from CA tonight, so this mothers day weekend will be especially mother-ly.   I am particularly grateful for this...

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Every year, I try out things in my garden that I have no idea what will come of them....as I potter around my garden I...

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Ok - I have have to admit, I have hit a wall.  Have you had those times?  Where suddenly, you are just tired, out of...

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Roof-top gardens and Farmers Market freshness -- it's my two worlds colliding!!  It's not surprising, of course, to have the logical next step for rooftop...

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I'm not sure why I am so obsessed with foreign seeds.  I suppose it is the endless desire to try and recreate that amazing cheesy...

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My first thought when I saw these was "Those aren't Pillows" -- (one of my all time favorite  and most quotable movies - Planes, Trains,...

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It's Murphy's Law -- with all hope lost for winter and on a tip from a friend, we went straight from the bus stop to...

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I have been on this learning course for some time now -- it is one that I suspect many of you are on as well...

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Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi at www.pithandvigor.com
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Oh, I am so excited, I just saw that Ottolenghi's cookbook was recently released.   I have to share with you that nothing makes me happier...as...

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Any ideas what this is?  I am in love with the clusters and I am so hopeful that one of you can share with me...

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I love Mondays and the fresh starts that they bring each week.   This morning, while I organize my notes and pictures from a weekend...

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As I am planning my spring seed purchases and plotting where they will be planted, I am also considering an advancement in my kitchen library....

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I am so excited for these ladies, and given their obvious high level of general chutzpah I think that we have probably been best friends...

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Happy Winter!  My mind is a jumble this morning as I am listening to a remarkable video (which I will share in a few minutes)...

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