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The following five mistakes are common to beginning balcony gardeners, as well as some more experienced gardeners. Too many small plant containers holding many small plants will make a balcony garden space look cluttered. 270 more words

Balcony Gardening

That time of year...

…when I carefully photograph individual vegetables I’ve successfully grown and blithely neglect to take photos showing all the weeds on the allotment. And I regret with some force any accusations that this is what I normally do. 466 more words

Allotment Gardening

Balcony Gardening Intern Project

By Susan Wilhelm, Certified Master Gardener

For their intern project, Sandy Burkholder and Marilyn Thomson (Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, Class of 2016) prepared an extensive exhibit for the 2017… 355 more words

Intern Projects

Garden Decor - Part II

If there is anything that can increase the beauty of your Garden manifold – Its the Fauna that it attracts :) Especially the Birds, Bees and Butterflies!! 392 more words


Vertical Gardens

Vertical Gardens are nothing but Gardens set up in a Vertical Space. The lack of space in Urban areas has pushed for the need of Vertical Gardens. 477 more words


Balcony gardening is my bitch

Well, not so much “my bitch” as “a bitch”. I should explain…

I had the plan a few months ago of turning this into one of those, “How To Start A Balcony Garden” blogs, full of knowledgeable tips on how to turn your teeny tiny sky high apartment balcony into your own personal oasis. 481 more words

Apartment Living

Summer Details

Since the south deck was in repair this spring only the west deck has annuals in containers, which are quickly becoming mixed perennial color spots. 104 more words