How-To

How-To
We teach you how to grow and care for your dream garden, and how to decorate with plants.
Instructions for how to install a basic garden path.
Possibilities for creating a tiny building with big impact
Unfurling the mystery of ferns.
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Of all the root vegetables I grow, it is the potatoes that give me the biggest thrill at harvest time.  I love to stick my hands in the soil and retrieve the buried bounty, with a yield of eight to ten potatoes for every one that I plant.
Changing the way America gardens, one lawn at a time: Nursery sources in 24 states
How to detect and report any plants or pests you suspect might carry invasive diseases
Related Topics: How-To | Diseases | Insects | Pests | Spring | Sudden oak death
W. Atlee Burpee & Co. launches I Can Grow, a national program to support a new, popular interest in home vegetable gardening among younger and novice gardeners. 
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Our slide show is all about how to grow rose-scented geraniums in the winter and in the summer, indoors and out; how to propagate cuttings into new plants; and how to use the fragrant leaves in cocktail and dessert recipes. Plus: How to perfume your bath with the leaves!
Grasses guru John Greenlee and landscape architect Ron Herman join forces at a Mediterranean-style estate in California
The Toronto-based floral designer draws inspiration from nature as well as high fashion
A step-by-step floral arrangement from Toronto-based designer Bruno Duarte 
Related Topics: How-To | Bruno Duarte | Floral Design | Toronto
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