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Get ready for the garden season by knowing when to plant and where to start those seeds with my free garden planting schedule.

Get ready for the garden season by knowing when to plant and where to start those seeds with my free garden planting schedule.

Handcrafted bridges were among the first additions to homeowner Ellen Lathis expansive garden. This one was given a weeping larch on either side and an akebia vine that softens its lines. See the rest of her magical garden here.

Handcrafted bridges were among the first additions to homeowner Ellen Lathis expansive garden. This one was given a weeping larch on either side and an akebia vine that softens its lines. See the rest of her magical garden here.

Growing Zucchini in Small Spaces By simply using an inverted (aka upside-down) tomato cage, you can train your zucchini leaves to grow straight up! This leaves the bottom of the plant (where the zucchinis grow) open and makes it easy to see the fruit growing. Great Idea!

Growing Zucchini in Small Spaces By simply using an inverted (aka upside-down) tomato cage, you can train your zucchini leaves to grow straight up! This leaves the bottom of the plant (where the zucchinis grow) open and makes it easy to see the fruit growing. Great Idea!