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Urban Gardening: All You Need to Know to Get Started

February 25, 2013
Submitted by Admin-1090

In a series of guest posts, San Francisco's Academy of Art University will lend its landscape architecture knowledge to Garden Design. Its second post provides tips on how to build an urban garden.  

How To Revive a Struggling Garden: Tips and Advice

July 16, 2012
Submitted by Admin-1090

Disappointment abounds when a budding garden goes bad. Unfortunately, it can happen to even the most experienced gardeners. There could be several reasons as to why your gorgeous blooms look gaunt and it’s important to figure out what the cause is prior to performing a risky resuscitation. Here are some common causes of garden failure with tips and advice on how to revive your struggling back yard treasures.

Problem 1: Too Much, Not Enough

8 Tools for the Beginner Gardener

May 25, 2012
Submitted by Admin-1090

It’s easy to go overboard with purchasing gardening tools. The latest equipment promises a new level of expertise previously unrivaled, not to mention ease of use. But these things can take up a lot space, cost a lot of money, and be over-specialized. Instead, focus in on getting the basic tools that can assist you with almost any gardening endeavor.