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Strategies For Small Gardens: How To Grow More Food In Less Space
Christine Froehlich 05/19/2020 Comments

If there was ever a time to grow your own food, this is it. Maybe you have a small garden or no place to put one. How can you get more out of the space you have? Find out how to use every available inch. veg garden

It's All About Perspective: A Gardeners Journey
Christine Froehlich 04/19/2020 Comments

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Patience and faith are being sorely tried these days, and no one knows when life is going to return to normal. As with gardening, we just have to hang on, wait for the plants to grow and have faith that they'll survive. Delving through old photographs of my front garden brought this home to me. Each image was a reminder of  the joys and frustration I felt while I was going through the process of creating it. Anyone who has ever started a garden or hopes to have one knows what I'm talking about. This is my story.

Making The Most Of It: 10 New Annuals Make Hard Times Better
Christine Froehlich 03/24/2020 Comments

Right now, we need our gardens more than ever. There's nothing more hopeful than planting, and salvia guaranitica part of the fun is trying something new. Want to indulge in a little plant porn? Here are 10 annuals to inspire you.

Lost In The Tropics: Gardening On The Other Side Of The World
Christine Froehlichstine 02/25/2020 Comments

saigon gardensI'm grateful for public gardens wherever I go, but my recent trip to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) Vietnam to visit grandchildren left me doubly appreciative of what they provide.  In a city where even crossing the streeet is a hair raising experience, the tree-lined public parks provide shelter from the heat and respite from the daily hubbub. Need a little tropical eye candy? Read on. 

Amaryllis Angst? How To Get Them To Rebloom
Christine Froehlich 01/14/2020 Comments

I'm always reading rave reviews about how easy amaryllis are to grow. Hah! What they don't tell you is that you must have the patience of a saint to get them to flower, much less rebloom. How the heck do you make that happen? Read on to find out.




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