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Happy Easter Everybunny!

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Apr 20th 2019

Happy Easter Everybunny!
Such fun to decorate for the holidays.  Strong colors can be difficult to work with.  They often dominate a scene an make other colors bland in comparison.  I like to balance a bold color with white pieces.  Pure white can be just as strong as the hottest pink or deepest blue.  Gardeners are lucky in that the deep greens and bright chartreuse colors of foliage plants will naturally tame and blend louder colors nearby.  Repeating the subject bold color and adding oth
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Golf Garden How-To

Posted by Kathryn Newman on Apr 4th 2018

Golf Garden How-To
Here in Illinois, we're still waiting for the grass to turn green.  I'm sure the golfers are as anxious to get out on the course as the gardeners are to get out in their flower beds.  A little golf garden is just the thing to remind us that our season is coming.  Start with a small container (this one is about 4" x 10") and fill it to the top with soil-less potting mix.  Three plants are all that is needed for a balanced arrangement.  A small tree adds height t
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