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Garden Edibles: Success Secrets

April 15, 2014
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Early spring is a great time to get a jump-start on the edibles in your garden. Whether you live on a sprawling estate or in a high-rise condo, there is opportunity to grow veggies and herbs you can use in a fresh garden salad or your favorite cocktail. In early spring many cool-climate gardeners find themselves at an in-between stage, but there are some garden tasks you can complete that will ensure you are ready for planting with the time arrives.

Dazzling Drumstick Alliums

October 30, 2011
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The drumstick allium (Allium sphaerocephalo) adorned with an egg-sized rosy-burgundy flower blooming the beginning of June.

Photo by: Philippe Perdereau

Dutch garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet plants bulbs in an unusual way, creating painterly results in the garden. For a slide show of her favorite tulips, go to Jacqueline van der Kloet's Favorite Tulips and for a slide show of van der Kloet's gardens in bloom, see our slide show

This article was first published in Garden Design May/June 2011