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Made in the Shade: Tips from the Experts

Margaret Roach at last weekend’s shade gardening workshop, above LAST WEEKEND, along with a few dozen other garden nerds, I attended a half-day shade gardening workshop in Columbia County, and took 8 pages of notes. We started at Margaret Roach’s … Continue reading

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Appraising Annuals

TIME FOR A MID-SEASON APPRAISAL of annuals. Some are disappointing. I won’t show pictures of them. You don’t need to see ‘Durango’ yellow marigolds that for some mysterious reason are not thriving, despite sun and even some Miracle-Gro, or common … Continue reading

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Elke’s Terrace: Made in the Shade

THIS SPRING, IF YOU SPOT A WOMAN in a flower-covered hat pushing a red shopping cart full of plants around downtown Brooklyn, it’s probably my friend Elke. A true gardener like Elke, whose outdoor space is a 15’x25′ terrace behind … Continue reading

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