GARDEN

Green Gardening | Best Practices that Are Good for the Earth and Your Yard

There are many reasons why making your garden more eco-friendly is a good idea: It reduces your impact on the earth, it helps attract pollinators, it’s better for your ...
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Historic Garden Day | Preview Homes on the Lynchburg Tour

UPDATE As of press time, the Garden Club of Virginia has cancelled Historic Garden Week 2020 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. HOME magazine is dedicated to providing ...
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Winning Combinations | Companion Planting in the Vegetable Garden

Plants, like humans, do best when they have friends. And just like humans, particular plants get along with some plants better than others. When planted near each other, simpatico ...
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Retaining Walls | Where Form Meets Function

Few landscape features combine aesthetics and function as well as retaining walls. These sculptural elements can be simple or massive, hidden behind a living green screen or showcased with ...
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Green Screens | Creating Privacy Through Landscaping

Do you ever step outside your back door and feel like you’re living in a fishbowl? Modern building trends have moved toward large homes on smaller lots, which is great ...
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Spring’s First Fruit | Strawberries Delight

In the classic children’s book by Don and Audrey Wood, The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear, the narrator tricks a small mouse into sharing ...
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A Cut Above | A Garden for Year-round Blooms

One of the most satisfying treats is a trip to my cutting garden for a huge bouquet of fresh flowers. With springtime just around the corner, I look forward to ...
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Camellia Reigns | Queen of the Winter Flowers

With their striking evergreen foliage and showy blooms, camellias reign supreme, just as they did in ancient China when emperors and temple priests revered them. If you’ve ever enjoyed a ...
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