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SeedWise has created an online marketplace to bring together local, organic farmers with the ever-growing population of gardeners looking to grow non-GMO edible gardens.
Providing interest and life to an otherwise dull visual space, espaliers can work in almost any garden type: big and small, formal and informal, grand and modest. In this article, Nick McCullough presents a list of recommended fruit-bearing and ornamental trees that work great as espaliers, tips and tricks for training them, and photographs that display their versatility.
Have you ever wondered how to get those healthy, plump garden edibles you’ve always dreamed about? Nick McCullough shares his keys to growing a successful edible garden—providing tips on when and how to get started and his top picks for where to purchase heirloom seeds.
Related Topics: Grow | Edibles | planting | Seed guide | Spring | vegetables
Join Cricket Hill Garden in Thomaston, Connecticut for their annual peony festival from May 10th to June 22nd, 2014. Cricket Hill, a six-acre display garden, was founded by Kasha and David Furman in 1989, with a focus on Chinese tree peonies. Kasha and her son Dan now run the nursery. Upon visiting, you’ll discover right away that Cricket Hill is not your typical nursery. In addition to perusing their garden of 400 unique varieties of peonies (yes, 400!), you can enjoy their new edible orchard, purchase a high-quality plant, or just relax at a picnic table and listen to the bullfrogs. Kasha and Dan look forward to sharing their beautiful space with thousands of visitors every year.
Related Topics: Visit | Connecticut | Edibles | northeast | peonies
Responding to its constituents' obsession with local and sustainable food, the Atlanta Botanical Garden transformed a former parking lot into an edible garden with cutting-edge style
Chef Cindy Pawlcyn's heirloom plantings from her Napa Valley organic gardens preserve rare varietals and treat diners
Excerpt from the Preface to Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn by Fritz Haeg, 2010 (2nd Edition)
As we head into these last few weeks of summer, lots of garden vegetables are ripe for picking. But what if you have too many vegetables? Kevin Lee Jacobs shows us his no-canning tips for how to preserve beans, herbs, leafy greens, onions, and garlic for up to a year by using the freezer and some pantyhose!
Williams-Sonoma gets back to the land with a new line of culinary gardening products that includes beehives and chicken coops. 
Ornamental kales and cabbages are ubiquitous winter foliage plants, with leaves that turn colors after a couple of frosts. 
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