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Growing Green: Garden Style


The first question you should ask yourself when planning a new garden is “Why do I want a garden?” Maybe you have a shady spot where grass won’t grow, but hostas and ferns would.  Perhaps you have fond memories of your grandmother’s cottage garden, full of color and texture.  You might be hoping to reduce your food bill by producing some of your own fresh fruits and vegetables.  Your reasons for planting a garden and the eventual use of that garden space are instrumental in determining your g

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Robin Trott

Robin Trott is a Horticulture Educator with University of Minnesota Extension.