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The Middle-Sized Garden
if your garden is bigger than a courtyard, but smaller than an acre
Confused by the huge choice of small garden trees for autumn colour? Head gardener Stephen Herrington, of Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens, explains how to choose and plant the right tree.
The post How to choose and plant a garden tree for brilliant autumn colour appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.
There are only a few good alternatives to box (English boxwood or Buxus sempervirens) for topiary. But I have just visited a delightful private garden in Kent which shows off...
The post The three best alternatives to box for simple topiary appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.
Autumn gardening, these days, starts with planting next summer’s perennials, trees and shrubs. I’ve interviewed some wonderful head gardeners this year, such as Asa Gregors-Warg at the Beth Chatto Gardens,...
Garden ornaments – garden art, sculpture and decorations – can lift your garden to a whole new level. They make your garden look good in all seasons, particularly in winter....
American Gardens by Monty Don and Royal Gardens of the World by Mark Lane cover some of the most influential gardens in the world. They place gardening in a historical, political and economic context.
The post Two fascinating new books about gardens everyone should read appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.
Garden Collage Magazine
The Magazine for Life in Bloom
The food we consume has a tremendous impact on our lives. But the way we produce and consume it most significantly impacts the world around us. Agriculture is one of the main offenders when it comes to global warming, contributing approximately 25% of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. About 15% of the global land surface […]
The post How do we make the food system more sustainable? The Stone Barns Center is paving the way. appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.
In a recently released study, the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) announced that neonicotinoid pesticides are still present in tap water, even after being treated in water management plants. Neonicotinoids are among the most widely used class of pesticides in the world, and are known to be a potent neurotoxin. Though they are considered more of a […]
The post Pesticides in Water Are More Widespread Than You Think appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.
Interested in learning how to make pressed flowers? Get the whole family involved in holiday cards this year! While posing for a family photo does have a certain caché, making your own own botanical greeting cards with pressed flowers is a fun way to spend some time together this season, without the drama of matching sweaters. […]
In the era of mass manufacturing– and at a time in which handmade items are enjoying renewed primacy— knitting and the art of making one’s own clothes has never been more attractive. Handcrafted luxury brands like Elizabeth Suzann and Alabama Chanin are making modern clothing by hand again, while Instagram accounts like Thea Coleman and […]
The post We Love This Freshly Picked, Partially Recycled Yarn appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.
The art of sending letters might seem nostalgic in the digital age, but gorgeously made paper goods are like a solid black dress: they never go out of style. Whether you’re sending a handwritten birthday card or a heartfelt Thank You, nothing says sincerity quite like a beautiful card– and given the rising popularity of […]
Urban Organic Gardener
Urban-style organic gardening blog about growing your own food with limited space and creative resources.