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Looking for the perfect pop of color to draw your eye and enhance your mood in the garden? Create a stunning focal point by including a container—a central subject that can lend continuity throughout the seasons as plants go in and out of bloom. 
Karen Chapman has been designing beautiful container gardens since 1996 in the Pacific Northwest. As a self-proclaimed “busy” gardener, she offers these survival tips for reviving container plants and keeping them thriving.


Inspiration for your garden is everywhere! Pay attention to hotel, restaurant and spa gardens to benefit from some ideas created by top flight designers. Here's an idea I brought back from Chicago for you to steal!
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An annual contest of creative planting 

Another robotic gardening tool, Ellsworth Kelly, an iPhone docking station planter, and more in today’s Links We Love!

Backyard flora and fauna will find themselves in highbrow homes this summer thanks to the latest pieces from Cumulus Studios.
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Two brothers use nature as inspiration   
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Today's links include an ingenious planter that self-waters, tips for throwing an outdoor party, and the Freedom Garden in Louisiana. 
Looking for some new furniture or accessories to spruce up your back yard this summer? Here are some new grills, firelights, dishes (above), and chairs that are perfect for summer entertaining. 
Frances Palmer, a master ceramicist and devoted gardener, turns her hand to terra cotta for pottery and urns that can be used inside and out. 
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