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Creating striking arrangements doesn't take a genius—or a florist. Our step-by-step guide about how to DIY flower centerpieces at home.
The basic tools that every gardener—beginner or advanced—needs in their shed. 
Are artist Cal Lane's garden tools art or implements? Her "Wheelbarrows and Shovels" series is on display through June 16, 2012, at the Art Mûr gallery in Montreal.
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Four gardeners recommend their favorite trowels and tell us why they love it.
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Trimming and clipping topiary (see 'Shape Shifters') is a lot easier with the right tools. Once you assemble your arsenal, keep it cleaned, sharpened, and oiled. Here, according to our sources, are five must-haves for the beginning topiarist.

 

 

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We're loving this waxed canvas bag, originally designed for carpenters, but perfect for a garden tote and handmade in Omaha, Nebraska. It's chic and sturdy.
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Say “rain barrel” and most of us think of a retired whiskey cask with algae lurking beneath the lid. Lately, though, the green push to save water and reduce impurities in our gardens has brought rain barrels into the present, complete with updated designs and high-tech add-ons. Hero Design Lab, a small Toronto firm, joins the movement with its RC 1 rain collector ($550, at Bobby Berk Home), proving that stewarding resources doesn’t need to come at the detriment of design.
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This chic riff on the Radio Flyer mixes nostalgia with rugged modern materials: marine plywood on an aluminum frame won't mind a little rain, while the synthetic fiber basket stands up to anything you transport, from plants to tools to groceries.
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Judy Kameon of Elysian Landscapes, in Los Angeles, tells us about her favorite tool.
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A roundup of tree news, including an iPhone app, great guides, and albino trees.
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