Caring for Live Holiday Plants Indoors

A picture of live winter holiday plants

The holiday decorating season is upon us and many gardeners would love to extend the gardening season as long as possible. One easy way is to bring the outdoors in and, with some easy tips, some of our favorite plants for the garden can be enjoyed indoors and then planted outside after the holiday season. By Jennifer Schamber (This article

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Make a “Grapevine” Wreath from Invasive (or other) Vines

A photo of a holiday vine wreath made from wintercreeper vine.

Mid-summer to late fall is the season to harvest vines to make a vine wreath or two. Although you can buy grapevine wreaths quite readily, if you have access to your own vines, why not try making your own? By Steffie Littlefield (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener November/December 2015.) What to use: Mid-summer to late fall

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Natural and Unique Holiday Decorations

A photo of a red book with evergreens and other floral decorations.

Holiday Decorating can be an opportunity to use fresh materials and give the outside and inside of your home a new look for the winter. By Steffie Littlefield (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener November/December 2015) Holiday Decorating can be an opportunity to use fresh materials and give the outside and inside of your home a new

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Why and How to Grow a Vegetable Garden

A photo of raised vegetable garden beds

Everyone knows I’m a huge vegetable gardening addict. From the time I could walk I helped and played in my darling grandmother’s vegetable garden. By Steffie Littlefield (This article first appeared in The Gateway Gardener April 2016 issue.) Everyone knows I’m a huge vegetable gardening addict. From the time I could walk I helped and played in my darling grandmother’s

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Pollinator Buffet

a photo of Yellow bumblebee on Monarda photo by Ed Spevak, St. Louis Zoo

Following the remarkable success of Grow Native!’s “Monarch Café” lineup of tags that was released in spring of 2015, plans were set for the team to build upon the concept of purpose-driven landscape plants. By Jennifer Schamber (This article first appeared in The Gateway Gardener April 2017 issue.) Following the remarkable success of Grow Native!’s “Monarch Café” lineup of tags

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