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Vertical GardensCreating a vertical garden is a great way to maximize space and add a unique touch to your home. Here's a tip for setting up a vertical garden:


Micro-gardening vegetables in an apartment.

Growing Vegetables in an ApartmentDepending on light levels, apartment dwellers may still be able to grow a select number of vegetables successfully inside. This is a page about growing vegetables in an apartment.


Beautifying Your Boulevard

Beautifying Your BoulevardThis is a page about beautifying your boulevard. You can share your community pride and give a welcoming feel to the neighborhood by maintaining a garden up to the sidewalk or curb.


View down the path garden.

The Path Garden (Moorpark, CA)A bare pedestrian path can become a beautiful garden space with some work and tender loving care. This page contains photos and information about Great Granny Vi's Path Garden in Moorpark, CA. She had turned the walkway between two neighborhood retaining walls into a sanctuary, filled with different plants, flowers and gifts of garden art.


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How Air Pollution Affects Your GardenThis is a page about how air pollution affects your garden. Plants need access to clean air in order to grow and maintain their health.


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Growing Potted Plants on Balcony in Cairo?I live in the suburbs of Cairo on the 8th floor. My apartment faces northwest, lots of dust, wind, and humidity especially in summer. I love plants, but unfortunately did not succeed with growing any on my 2 nice balconies. I am seeking advice, as nothing is surviving.


Hummingbird vine.

Beautiful Hummingbird VineI like to let hummingbird vine grow upon my iron fence. It gives my garden a "lacey" look.


Urban gardening

Tips For Urban GardeningSpace is at a premium for most gardeners, but especially for people living in large urban areas. A few may have limited access to a small backyard plot, but most consider themselves lucky if they have a small balcony or rooftop terrace on which to grow plants.


air pollution

How Air Pollutions Affect Your GardenLet's face it, air pollution isn't the first thing we think of when we see plants struggling in the garden, especially for those of us living in less densely populated areas, Still, like people, plants need access to clean air in order to grow and maintain their health.


National Garden Club

How to Start a Garden ClubOne of the most rewarding aspects of gardening is being able to share your experiences with others. If you're interested in meeting others in your area with a passion for plants, consider joining a garden club, or better yet, starting one of your own.


Beautifying Your Boulevard

Beautifying Your BoulevardOne of my favorite things to do in the summer is to bike or walk around my neigborhood and look at people's gardens. I especially admire the gardens that extend out onto the boulevards in front of people's houses.


Community Gardening

Community GardeningFor many adults and children, our shift to a more urbanized economy has resulted in a lack of access to healthy food. In areas with limited resources, this can also mean living without access to nature. Community gardens help solve these issues and provide access to so much more.


Path garden chair.

Path Garden ChairsIn the Path Garden I made a place for visitors to stop and rest if they want to. Two green chairs were donated. I painted flowers on the chairs and wrote "Stop and Rest in the Garden Chair" across the top and "Please Do Not Remove" across the bottom.


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