Special Delivery

Wolf Wagon Specialty Delivery Truck

This cheery 1955 Chevy pickup truck is like the little red wagon for the seasoned gardener, but even younger plant lovers can appreciate its vintage charm. That's what gardening is all about. Blending the old with the new as we set out on this journey to reimagine nature. Learning along the way and making discoveries that echo those made by countless gardeners before us. This country scene is as relevant today as it was years ago and will be so forever more. Send us a picture of your favorite...

Provide Bird Feeders

Drawings Bird Feeders

Blue jays, house finches, downy woodpeckers, goldfinches, orioles and juncos can't resist feeders stocked with seeds, nuts and fruits. Beckon the largest and most diverse avian crowd by varying the types of feeders and the offerings. Chickadees, cardinals and woodpeckers visit hopper feeders for seeds. Tube feeders' tiny seed-dispensing slots invite small birds such as goldfinches, purple finches and pine siskins. Ground-I eve I trays stocked with millet summon sparrows and doves. Hummingbirds...

Sow A Seed Smorgasbord

Create natural feeding stations and a fiurry of bird activity by growing seed-rich plants. Bountiful seedheads are irresistible to cardinals, finches, j'uncos and other seed-eating species. Sparrows and buntings number among the small birds that crave the protein-packed seed sprays of foxtail millet Setaria italica) and 'Purple Majesty' millet (Pennisetum glaucum'). Sunflowers' (Helianthus) meaty ripe kernels tempt cardinals, titmice and woodpeckers. Goldenrod's (Solidago) seed cache bolsters...

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Pontia Protodice

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Flower Shows

Hollowed Out Log Flower Pots

Crafty ways for building plant displays Recycle an old window frame and shutters by sanding and filling holes or cracks with wood putty and painting. Affix the window frame to the wall with several IVs-inch brads on all sides, tapping in gently. Mark shutter placement Affix the lath strips or battens on back of shutters to the shed with T 2-lnch wood screws. Purchase 5 4-inch-thick boards for the box cut to size three equally long boards for front, back and bottom two short pieces for sides ....

Rocks

Iron Arbor Over Pathway

From a site strewn with stones, a gardener creates a landscape that delivers both beauty and bounty LEFT Nan moved this lovely old-fashioned Rosa glauca rose from her old home to her new house in the back of her station wagon. Amove trom a small plot in Gloucestershire, Massachusetts, to two acres in Belfast, Maine, opened up a world of possibilities for Nan Cobbey. My previous setting was lovely, but I had little space to garden, she explains. I longed for a big vegetable patch where I could...

Install Nest Boxes

Carolina Chickadee Protection

Birdhouses simplify house hunting for bluebirds, titmice, chickadees, wrens and other cavity-seeking bird species. Remember, different bird species favor specific box dimensions, entrance hole sizes and box placement. Bluebirds readily occupy 5x5x8-inch boxes affixed to 5-foot-tall posts near pastures. Purple martins, a high-flying, colony-nesting bird, tike apartmentstyle abodes mounted atop tall poles. Open-fronted nesting shelves suit robins. Birds appreciate well-constructed securely...

Cultivate Fruitbearing Plants

Fruit-eating bird species flock to backyards rich with native and cultivated fruits, so grow fruit trees, berry-bearing shrubs and grapevines. Cardinals, cedar waxwings and grosbeaks crave cherries Prunus , while pears and plums nourish robins and thrashers. Grapes' late-summer fruit provides a gorgefest for robins, mockingbirds and scarlet tanagers some 85 bird species in all. Blackberry and raspberry bushes supply tasty fruits and thorny cover to mockingbirds and bobwhites.

Get It Together

Rotate Rack For Rolls Material

Quick fixes for organizing your garden shed Written by P. Allen Smith Photographs by Jane Colclasure When it comes to storing garden tools, no one has ever accused me of being a neatnik, I'm more of a grab-and-go kind of gardener. At the end of the day, I usually toss my tools and supplies in a heap inside the door. But this year, T built a new storage building 10-feet by 14-feet and used the occasion to mend my ways. I discovered that by creating special places for tools and materials it's...

Sagewalnut Pesto

Pesto Chopped Tomato French Bread

2 cups lightly packed fresh sage leaves V4 to 1 2 cup Italian parsley V2 cup chopped walnuts Vz cup extra-virgin olive oil Zest of 1 lemon optional 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan Salt and black pepper, to taste Serve with crackers or toasted French bread 1. Put sage leaves, parsley, walnuts, half of the olive oil, garlic and lemon zest in a food processor and pulse until chopped. 2. Add lemon juice. Slowly drizzle in remaining oil through feed tube process until mixture is...

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Birds Feeding Flowers

We ship all order 1, the same day elugs are packed at earliest correct planting time in your area. Order Now www.ZoysiaFarms.com mag Not shipped outside the USA or into WA or OK Ten ways to turn your yard into a haven for birds Birds animate gardens with moving colors and acrobatic flutters, and their melodies rill the air. Invite these attention-getters by supplying lood, water, shelter and nesting sites. To attract the most bird species, plant fruit-, nut- and berry-bearing trees and shrubs...

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Beehive Hose Holder

Sweet storage for your garden hose The Beehive hose holder keeps it handy but out of sight. 179, 800-320-9757 Eat what you sow Serve up your homegrown greens with a bamboo salad set inspired by garden tools. 24. 866-755-9079 conranusa.com The snap of Sweet Pea green gives this classic camelback bench a fresh look. In eucalyptus wood with weather-resistant lacquer, 369 matching tables, 119 each. S77-2S5-3700 windandweather.com Eat what you sow Serve up your homegrown greens with a bamboo salad...

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Living Room

Stauer Mechanical Lincoln Watch

Decks shaped to suit a particular house, garden and view Appropriately designed and built, a deck should mesh with the style of your home, as though part of the original plan. Ideally, a deck should also appear to flow out of interior living spaces and at the same rime provide an inviting link to the landscape, your lawn or garden. Properly treated and maintained cleaned often and oiled yearly woods like cedar, cypress, mahogany, redwood and bamboo make good deck choices. But if you lean toward...

Fresh Start

Start Fresh Flowering Plant

Transform small spaces into a garden brimming with vegetables and herbs mall on space doesn't have to mean sparse on trcsh, tasty vegetables and herbs. With some inventive gardening, even a skimpy site can yield an abundant harvest. Start by planting herbs and vegetables in containers. Grow salad greens in window boxes. Save soil space by growing sprawling varieties on teepees and trellises. Give trailers a placc to flourish on balcony railings. Intensify the harvest by building soil-enriched...

Summer

Mandevilla Containers Combinations

This garden the envy of the neighborhood In early summer, this charming garden in Bristol, Connecticut, is filled with flowers and birds attracted to the birdbath. The west-facing porch, with a full 180 sweep of garden, is my favorite place for morning coffee, says homeowner gardener, Irene Jeruss. Her color palette includes red, pink, white, blue and pale yellow. Roses dominate the garden now, with pink 'Sarah Bernhardt' peonies blooming a few weeks later. Two varieties of Shasta daisies...

Simply Charming

Dymondia Silver Carpet

Make your entry garden colorful and cozy This front porch garden makes a charming and welcoming entryway. The owner used only white, silver, pink and blue plants. It's low maintenance because the groundcovers help keep weeds from sprouting in the garden beds and between the pathway stones. This pretty garden stays in bloom most of the year in its sunny Southern California location, but these plants will do well in nearly any area, just replace the jasmine with clematis and the agapanthus with...

Honeysuckle

Zoysia Grass

Grown as a versatile vine or a colorful shrub, this classic plant is a garden favorite Most think of honeysuckle as that wild vine bearing white to gold trumpet-shaped flowers whose ncctar they sipped as children, and whose fragrance sweet, delectable, and lemony perfumed the air of spring and summer. As 17th-century diarist Samuel Pcpys wrote, the bugles blow scent instead of sound. Gardeners are often surprised to learn of the great variety of honeysuckle. While some twine into vines, others...

Guaranteed To Grow

Within 45 Days Or We'll Replace It FREE To ensure best results, we ship you living sheets of genuine Amazoy Zoysia Grass, harvested direct from our farms. Plugs are not cut all the way through. Before planting, simply finish the separation by cutting T-sq. Plugs with shears or knife. Then follow the irvduded easy instructions to plant Plugs into small plug holes about a foot apart. Our guarantee and planting method are your assurance of lawn success backed by more than S decades of specialized...

Sue Aylett

Fertilizers For Flowers

An indoor-garden pro extols the joy of gardening in baskets and pots A British-born designer and stylist whose garden-related products include the furniture, baskets and pots shown here. In 2004 she received a Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Sundries Trophy at the fabled Chelsea Flower Show. Her London home is a converted Victorian coach house and stable complex. Our hallway, the old tack room, still has its original tack hooks and cupboards, she says. Home is not only where she lives but...

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Watering Cans

Watering Can Long Spout

You'll never forget to water your plants with this elephant in the room. About 3 qts. 40. 800-494-7544 plo whearth.com Its woodsy color and organic shape make the Plastec can in Tan a natural for any deck or patio. About 1 qt, 5. lowes.com You'll never forget to water your plants with this elephant in the room. About 3 qts. 40. 800-494-7544 plo whearth.com The Beehive watering can in solid copper has a graceful shape and a gently tipped spout to avoid spills. About 4 qts. 90. 800-469-0118...

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