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Unearthing Seed Secrets: An Excerpt from Amy Goldman Fowler's 'Melon'

In her latest book, writer, gardener, and seed saving activist Amy Goldman Fowler shares the tips for growing, picking, and eating melons.

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Enlightened Landscaping

Tips and tricks to make your landscape beautiful and eco-friendly all year round.
John Messerschmidt, owner of Hudson Valley Native Landscaping based in High Falls, shares tips and tricks to make your landscape beautiful all year round.

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The Mountain Top Arboretum Provides Sanctuary for Native Trees and Plants

In Tannersville, Mountain Top Arboretum offers a safe-haven for native flora and its admirers.

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Community Gardens Help Neighbors Grow Together

A look at the various community gardening initiatives in the Hudson Valley.

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The Horticultural Legacy of Master Gardener Beatrix Farrand

A celebration of the horticultural legacy of pioneering master gardener Beatrix Farrand.

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An Excerpt from the New Edition of Margaret Roach's Away to Garden

Making Mosaics (Underplanting)
An excerpt from Margaret Roach's recently updated hands-on primer A Way to Garden.

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Tips for Growing Dahlia Flowers

Tim Steinhoff of Germantown Blooms offers tips for growing and storing Mexico’s exquisite national flower— the dahlia.

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Garden Conservancy Hosts Open Days in Dutchess and Ulster Counties

Garden Buffs, Get Your Greenery Fix on September 22 & 23
Calling all green-thumbed, nature-lovers of the Mid-Hudson Valley. September is a great time to get outside and visit the region’s beautiful gardens as you scheme and dream up next year’s garden plans. The Garden Conservancy will hold Open Days and Digging Deeper events in Dutchess and Ulster Counties on September 22 and 23, respectively.

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Tips for Rock Garden Landscaping

Michelle Sutton explores techniques for incorporating plants into rock walls. (Her favorite ingredient: mud!)

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Blithewood Garden Celebrates 115 Years of Beauty on the Hudson

Commemorate the Garden with a Lawn Party and Panel Discussion on 9/22
Blithewood Garden on the Bard College is a quintessential walled Italianate Garden. Over the past two years Bard and Garden Conservancy have collaborated to restore the garden. Celebrate Blithewood's 115th birthday with a lawn party and panel discussion on September 22.

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Find Healing at This New Therapy Garden in Woodstock

This horticultural therapy garden at St. Gregory’s of Woodstock shares the healing qualities of plants.

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Garden Conservancy Open Day on August 4 Features Abeel Prairie House

A Wildflower Wonderland in Catskill
On August 4, the Garden Conservancy will host a Green County Open Day at the Abeel House Prairie in Catskill. This 4-acre property is a wildflower wonderland with dozens of varieties. Stroll through the gardens on your own or join at for the Digging Deeper program, as the property owner discusses his journey with prairie planting and invasives.

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Horticulturists Offer Pro-Tips for Mail Ordering Plants

Horticulturists dish on the pros and cons of mail-ordering plants with Michelle Sutton.

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Weeds with Laura Wyeth Part II: The Japanese Knotweed

Part II of our series on weeds: Dealing with relentless knotweed.

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Garden Conservancy: Helping Nature Thrive

The nonprofit organization offers programs that educate about the importance of gardening and how to help gardens grow.

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Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar

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