Rebels wanted! A well-designed garden is so much more than following a prescribed set of garden ‘rules.’ Instead, a truly memorable garden contains counterintuitive concepts resulting in “Wow - I’ve never thought of that!” moments. To achieve this, sometimes you just need to be a rebel and break a ... » Learn More about (New!!) When & How to Break the Rules (to achieve a glorious garden!)
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If you’re staring at that cluttered jumble of pots in the basement and wondering what you can do with them this year that won’t have you yawning before you even start, let Marianne help you create something that goes beyond the tired and traditional annual combos. Utilize edibles and perennials, ... » Learn More about Plants, Placement, Perfect! Creating Inspiring Containers.
Have you wanted to try the (not so) new trend of foraging but have no idea where to start and a lot of worries about the whole process? Garden writer and lifelong forager, Marianne Willburn, breaks the process down into memorable and manageable ‘food groups’ for the beginner. She’ll discuss what to ... » Learn More about A Taste of Foraging
Repurposed items can create whimsy in your garden, but they can also save money and make your garden unique. It’s time to train your eye to see the ‘treasure’ in ‘trash’ – from cast off chairs to the remnants of a building project, and use those resources to help you create something fabulous in an ... » Learn More about The Recycled Garden
What really defines a “fool proof” perennial? These are the perennials we can depend on season after season. The ones that do not make crazy fools of us and our gardening habits, but just do a great job in the garden. Good varieties that get better every year. Here is a list of favorites that meet ... » Learn More about Fool-Proof Perennials