Tag : Urban Gardens

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Portable Raised Garden Beds for the Urban Square Foot Gardener

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  "Portable raised garden beds for the urban square foot gardener." I don't think I've ever written such a long blog title, but it works!   It's exciting to be able to present some space efficient options for those of you…

22 Comments / 3452 View / December 4, 2009

“Not-Oprah’s Favorite Things” on Garden World Report Show!

This week’s new Garden World Report show is taking a fun turn for garden enthusiasts! Oprah does a yearly show around this time of the year where she presents her favorite products and does a giveaway. Oprah is not doing…

5 Comments / 351 View / December 1, 2009

“Garden Book and Blog Awards” on Garden World Report Now Playing!

“Garden Book and Blog Awards” on Garden World Report Now Playing!

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Watch the “Garden Book and Blog Awards Show now!  You can also watch the show on a larger player at GardenWorldReport.com I have a feeling if you are reading this blog post: 1. You are interested in gardening to some…

9 Comments / 1259 View / October 17, 2009

Resources for “School Gardens” Sunday, on Garden World Report Show!

Resources for “School Gardens” Sunday, on Garden World Report Show!

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Don’t believe your eyes! These kids are not “working” in the garden, they are doing a lab experiment for biology class! (Photo courtesy of  Theresa Loe) Time is flying by. I can’t believe  my kids are in their 5th week…

5 Comments / 795 View / October 9, 2009

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Mar Vista “Green Garden” Tour

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Los Angeles is experiencing an ongoing drought, but you wouldn't know it by the looks of the  lush Edens I saw this weekend at the "Mar Vista Green Garden" tour. Living and gardening in Los Angeles is a year-round pleasure for…

11 Comments / 724 View / April 27, 2009

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Chicago’s Sidewalk Gardens are Urban Chic!

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  I had Chicago all wrong! Chicago IS a model for sidewalk garden urban chic and a shining example of urban renewal. I was expecting downtown Chicago to be another congested, concrete jungle, as is the case with many high…

12 Comments / 1517 View / August 23, 2008

Extreme Lawn Makeover…Low Water Plants Takeover!

Extreme Lawn Makeover…Low Water Plants Takeover!

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Extreme lawn makeovers, or "xeriscape landscaping" is the use of low water plants to save water in the landscape.   Water is a precious commodity these days and in my work as a landscape designer, I'm known for replacing  thirsty…

10 Comments / 1867 View / January 30, 2008

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