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How to transplant phygelius

I have a lovely but fine, very pale orange-red flowered phygelius growing under my kitchen window and producing runners along the base of the wall. A friend rather likes it and has tried twice in vain to transplant one of my runners to her own garden. Is there a knack to it?<p><b>Marta Grayson, via …

Gardening

Four Heirloom Tomato Secrets for Maximum Yield

Tips for Maximizing Your Tomato Yield<b>Happy Monday, my frugal friends! Today we feature a post from our blogging pal Cameron over at Thrift Hounds.</b> …

Gardening

9 tips for growing from seed (c'mon — you can do it!)

Gardeners grow from seed for a variety of reasons. It's cheaper and more predictable, especially if you are using seed saved from that tangy Roma tomato that did so well last year.<p>And for lettuces, Asian greens and carrots, things that are quick to harvest, repeated successive sowing around the …

Gardening

Young Gardeners: Jonny Bruce

Jonny Bruce is the current Christopher Lloyd scholar at Great Dixter in East Sussex. When not hard at work in the garden Jonny hones his skills as a …

Growing a Daily Dose of Nature for Everyone

Students and staff from the University of Florida work together to plant trees on campus as part of a Tree Campus USA service learning project. Photo …

Ecology

13 IKEA Planter Hacks for the Ultimate Outdoor Patio Garden

7 Ways to Create Quiet in Urban Gardens

Your garden should be your own private place for solitude. Noise contributes to how peaceful a garden feels, and unwelcome noise from highway traffic, busy streets or mechanical systems can put a damper on your outdoor serenity, especially in urban settings. A garden that is a dedicated quiet space …

Landscaping

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

Amazing

Absolutely Stunning Aerial Photography of Holland's Endless Rows of Tulip Fields

As Gloucestershire-based travel photographer Peter Adams saw the rows and rows of tulip fields that seemed never ending across the landscape of North …

Netherlands

Old Faithful: Studio Portraits of Really Old Dogs

Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorne has been shooting a series of studio portraits of dogs. Not just any dogs, though: Thorne is only accepting …

Couple Imagines Everything that Could Go Wrong while Babysitting in Fun Photoshop Series

When Swiss designer couple Erica and Hannes were asked by their friends to babysit 6-month-old Alex for a full day and night, they were given an …

How I Got The Shot: Blood Moon at Antelope Island

All too often, people ask me to put my camera down and join the party. I get that stink eye on many occasions when I plop myself in the corner of a …

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …