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  • April 2014

    Have limited space in your yard? Tired of the same old terra cotta pots? Garden editor Joan McDonald teaches us how to get creative, and crafty, with three do-it-yourself container gardening projects

  • April 2014

    Recycle unwanted silver-plate pieces or garage-sale finds into interesting and elegant containers

  • April 2014

    Reach new heights with vertical gardens—living “paintings” for patios, porches, or outdoor rooms


  • April 2014

    Give plain clay pots botanical pizzazz with this easy cast-leaf project

  • August 2013

    Thanks to an enterprising young woman, the Lowcountry enjoyed a short but lucrative stint exporting Indigofera tinctoria—and the beautiful blue dye extracted from its leaves—before the plant all but disappeared from our fields.

  • April 2013

    Banking powerhouse Darla Moore is plowing new fields and putting her money where her boots are—on the ground

  • February 2013

    Plant nasturtium seeds this month for a punch of color in the garden and a peppery bite on the plate

  • February 2013

    Restoring the historic camellias of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

  • January 2013

    Feeling cooped up? Don’t despair. Bring the outdoors in with these easy-to-grow ferns. And they’ll transfer nicely to your yard come spring

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