Pamela Holleback

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The Most Colorful Artworks We've Seen This Year

Awe-inspiring color explosions.<p>Artist Kim Keever's color explosions are awe-inspiring...and so is the method behind them. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com

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Grow your own cut flower patch - in pictures

You only need a small space to grow your own cut flowers. Louise Curley's recipe for a small bed shows you how. Click here for more advice on preparing your soil for planting.

How to Make Fertilizer Using Banana Skins : Fertilizer & Gardening

How to Make a Small-Space Sidewalk Garden : Around the Garden

Grow once, harvest forever: the best perennial fruit and veg

Planting perennial plants means you only have to sow them once, but they'll crop year after year with the smallest amount of attention<p>A great option for busy families, perennial vegetables mean less time weeding and more time harvesting.<p>Seed companies are cottoning on to this trend – buy from one …

Trentham: the garden makeover of the decade?

Ten years ago, the gardens at Trentham were raised from the dead by an imaginative and daring masterplan<p>Ten years ago, Trentham Gardens (just outside Stoke-on-Trent) began their latest incarnation: a wholesale restoration of the formal Italian gardens and riverside estate by Tom Stuart-Smith and …

Morning Eye Candy: Orange You Glad "Skip the bars, step into the jungle (not the one Axl Rose was so adamant about, mind you). Our Conservatory—with all its thousands of orchids—becomes home to cocktails, music, and not a single hint of winter’s chill. Grab tickets to this week's Orchid Evening before they’re gone." http://bit.ly/1igwPEO In the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory – Photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen

Keeping me sane

As the winter winds to its possible close, here are some images of my indoor gardening efforts.<p>These Madame Sophie hyacinths have a looser flowering …

The art of indoor gardens

The recent garden-unfriendly weather has sparked a new interest in interior horticulture<p>Growing houseplants fell out of fashion sometime during the Eighties, but our recent weather probably made most of us long to garden under cover, and a new book by Isabelle Palmer, The House Gardener, is just …

How to grow and chit potatoes

For our new 90-second gardener series, Sarah Raven explains how to chit your potatoes, the first gardening job of the year<p>One of the first jobs of the gardening year is to chit your potatoes - that is, encouraging your potatoes to sprout before planting.<p>Why do it? Because it makes them grow more …

The grand prize winners of our 2014 Tropical Paradise Photo Contest are now live on Plant Talk! Click through to see if you or someone you know was one of the recipients of an Adult Ed photography course (we have quite a few different options throughout the year), and toss up some applause for all of this year's participants. Week in and week out they were like shutterbugs possessed, and we're thankful for all of the brilliant compositions that came of this. http://bit.ly/1ngNeeF

Blossom is on the way – but what are the best trees?

Three plantsmen share their favourite trees for early blossom<p>There are glory days in every garden: when the first snowdrop flowers, the first bud breaks, or frost rimes the garden for the first time. One of my magical moments is the first chink of spring blossom, seen splitting the scales of a …

Why rolling in clover is good for your lawn

Contrary to popular opinion, adding a little touch of shamrock to your grass can actually improve it – and keep it healthy<p>Pigs love it and the stripy lawn brigade hate it, but most of us will enjoy one of the many species and types of clover in our gardens. Newer forms, such as microclover have …

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My Six Favourite Lettuce

Every year I like to try at least one new Lettuce variety (sometimes two, or three). This year I’ll be trying this one, it’s a romaine crispy type …

Why William Kent was one of the great garden designers

Designer William Kent’s greatest talent is sidelined in a new V&A exhibition, finds Tim Richardson<p>The first major exhibition dedicated to William Kent (1685-1748) opens March 22 at the Victoria & Albert Museum. It seeks to establish this multitalented designer as one of the major figures in the …

Plan and plant now for the perfect garden

Gardeners know they must plan ahead and spend years looking forward to those special times when their toil is joyously rewarded<p><b>>> Plan for tomorrow so you can live for today</b><p>There are many instant gratifications in gardening. The frenzied rush to the garden centre to buy a ready-made planter to …

Wow! I Love Spring

I’m so excited about this coming season. I can’t stop thinking about all the things that are starting to grow and the plans I have for the kitchen …

18 Celebrity Braids for Every Occasion

Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.

Daily Inspiration #1708

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

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