Gardening

Wildflowers of the Eastern Sierras

September 8, 2013
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Spanning 150 miles through California, the Eastern Sierras are home to many wonderful wildflowers – including these blue lupines and magenta fireweeds growing alongside Rock Creek in the Little Lakes Valley. This old glacial cirque is a mountain valley filled with picturesque lakes and flower-filled meadows. The area offers a colorful collection of subalpine and […]

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Seasonal Wisdom Nominated for Garden Bloggers Hall of Fame

August 27, 2013
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It’s been a whirlwind lately, because I just received some rather extraordinary news. I’m humbled and a bit shocked actually to announce that Seasonal Wisdom has been nominated for the 2013 Garden Bloggers Hall of Fame. Not only that, I have been invited to speak about how I built the Seasonal Wisdom brand during the […]

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Your Harvest Time Food Guide

August 25, 2013
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Harvest time is going strong as I write this Seasonal Wisdom post.  August and September have long been celebrated as an abundant time of year when delicious fruits and vegetables are plentiful. Now is the time to acknowledge Mother Nature’s gifts, while preparing for the upcoming cold season. This Seasonal Wisdom harvest time post is […]

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The Drunken Botanist and Champagne Cocktails

August 19, 2013
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Amy Stewart has done it again. The award-winning author of six critically acclaimed books about the natural world has turned her eye toward botany and booze in her newest book called The Drunken Botanist – and it’s a winner. Learn more about this New York Times-bestselling book on “the plants that create the world’s great […]

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A Garden Tour with Billy Goodnick

July 30, 2013
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Behind these gates is a private garden in the upscale, coastal city of Santa Barbara, California. Best of all, you can enter this exclusive home garden now with a special Seasonal Wisdom tour, hosted by award-winning writer and landscape architect Billy Goodnick, author of Yards: Turn Any Outdoor Space into the Garden of Your Dreams. […]

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Vertical Succulent Garden Saves Space, Looks Great

July 11, 2013
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Drought tolerant succulents are easy to love, especially when they are grown as beautifully as this vertical succulent garden in Ventura, California. Come take a tour of this amazing vertical succulent garden that Seasonal Wisdom spotted recently on a garden tour sponsored by the new Ventura Botanical Gardens. These succulents offer a feast of colors, […]

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Fun Ways to Eat Edible Flowers

July 1, 2013
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Here at Seasonal Wisdom, we are big fans of edible flowers. In fact, here are eight of our favorite edible flowers to grow in the garden. To help you get started, Seasonal Wisdom shares some more fun ways to use edible flowers in your drinks and meals, including these squash flowers photographed by Weaselmcfee/Flickr. Once […]

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Creating a Lattice Trellis Garden at Your Home

June 20, 2013
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Contributor: Enjoying a lattice trellis garden at home is easy with these tips from Chris Long at Home Depot. Here’s what Chris recommends in this exclusive guest post for Seasonal Wisdom readers…  Summer’s heat can be brutal, particularly for outdoor plants. But before you take up a project to revitalize your struggling outdoor garden, consider taking […]

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Hot Trends from 2013 Chelsea Flower Show

June 11, 2013
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All eyes turned to London recently for the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show, May 21-25. Celebrating its centennial this year, the world-renowned flower show featured exciting new plants – and old-fashioned favorites – to provide an eye-opening look at how gardening styles have changed over the last 100 years. Come take a peek at the hottest […]

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A Quick Guide to Growing Healthy Tomatoes

June 7, 2013
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One of the best things about summer is growing healthy tomatoes in the garden like these lovely ones shown here. That’s why this Seasonal Wisdom post features helpful tomato gardening advice, as well as the names of unusual heirloom tomatoes to try. You’ll also find several delicious tomato recipes to enjoy this summer. Come take a […]

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