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Terrarium kit-DIY Large Moss & lichen kit-FEATURED in 2015 Blog cabin in the 50 states of Etsy-Build your own-FREE Moss Care Book

Live Moss-Terrarium Moss-SO HONORED TO REPRESENT ETSY on the 50 states of Etsy and the 2015 Blog cabin with our DIY terrarium kit featured there. Here is the link.<p>http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/2015/08/20/shop-handmade-from-50-makers-one-in-every-state/#respond<p>Build your own Moss & Lichen …

Sprouting Seedlings in Eggshells

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: How to plant a garden that will fit on your windowsill.</i><p>This week, Central Park is a sea of the purple and yellow dots of crocuses and daffodils, and the first green buds …

How to Handle Rain Part One: Go With the Flow

Cherry Blush Rodgersia doesn’t mind wet soil.<p>The arrival of spring means it is finally time to get back in the garden, but for a lot of the US the …

Why Bareroot?

Comparison of Bareroot Hibiscus (left) and 1 Quart Monarda (right).<p>The dry, sparse appearance of bareroot perennials can be alarming to the novice …

The Fussiest Perennials

We gardeners know how hard it can be to raise living things. It seems like some plants are just too fussy to live–you plant them at the right time of …

Featured Garden Design: Orange Overload

Click here to see the Pinterest board of the best orange varieties!<p>We’ve all got our favorite color, that one that just seems to “pop” for us more …

New Beginnings at Wayside Gardens

We here at Wayside Gardens (and Park Seed and Jackson & Perkins) are always thrilled by signs of spring in our little corner of the world. So it was …

Daffodils

Is Your Garden Ready for Spring?

Spring Garden Preparation Checklist<p>Spring is right around the corner, which means the gardening season is starting! Make sure you are prepared with …

Year of the Echinacea

The National Garden Bureau has declared 2014 the Year of the Echinacea, and I say it is about time! Echinacea is one of those rare perennials where …

Vernalization: Why We Still Need Winter

Gardeners have a love/hate relationship with winter. The cold is one of the biggest killers of plants, but at the same time many plants have a …