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Gypsy Gardeners
North Carolina
Two NC girls that want to share their love of gardening with others
Interests: Gardening, Plant Nurseries, Yard Art, Gardening Projects
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This is something that is making me ponder the idea each time I see a representation of it or read a gardening article on the subject. We were on a trip to Thailand several years ago, and I was lucky enough to go to their version of the Chelsea Flower... Continue reading
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Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Gypsy Gardeners
A great article from Garden Design Magazine on the beautiful Bromeliads . Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2012 at Gypsy Gardeners
"It's the most wonderful time of the year".....nope; I'm not talking about Christmas, or going back to school.......I'm talking about that time of year when the garden is sleeping......but now is the BEST time to pine over all the gardening catalogs that are coming in the mail nearly as often... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Gypsy Gardeners
Logans Trading Company in Raleigh, NC Now is the time to register for Organic Gardening Classes at Logan's in Raleigh. Classes begin in January! Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Gorgeous pics of vertical gardens....all the rage....I think Alyce has an article in store for us on a do it yourself vertical garden involving wooden crates coming up in a future post...... Vertical Gardens Slide Show from Garden Design magazine Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Duke Gardens Fall 2011 Photo Contest Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Here are some great tips to ensure that your garden is ready for winter weather......believe me fellow gardeners, winter will come......all this glorious indian summer weather will end soon. Mow your lawn short on the last mow of the season Bring frost sensitive pots, such as terra cotta into the... Continue reading
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Posted Nov 2, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
I was in S.C. last weekend visiting my two favorite nephews and I read a very interesting article in The Post and Courier. Monarch butterflies are in crisis!!!!!! I love milkweed, the bright red and yellow along with orange are beautiful......sometimes it will even self seed in my garden. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
This is a very neat website even if you are only looking for images of plants you are thinking of using in the landscape..... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
In designing a garden for my friend Kathi, I have found so many resources that are new to us. I will continue to post these findings in hopes that they will be useful to all our gardening friends. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Apps for Gardeners Eden Garden Designer lets you create and share beautiful virtual gardens on your iPhone or iPod touch. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just love to experience beautiful places, you’ll find Eden a delightful tool to use. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
1. Be smart people, take a look at what did well for you this year in the garden and more importantly what did not. After I kill something 3 times....I realize it will not, can not and does not grow well here. 2. CLEAN out your flower beds and vegetable... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Well I must say that October caught me in a jam........and I am once again tardy with this post. The torrential rains that we had drowned my precious vegetable seedlings so last weekend was spent replacing them in the garden. Also for all of you loyal followers, the fabulous weeping... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
I know I have been slack with my postings lately, please forgive me!!! Hurricane Irene paid a visit to eastern NC and life has been rather topsy tervy to say the least of late. But, this has been a great rainy weekend to catch up. Mother gave me some gardening... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Yesterday marked the final day of Plant Delights Nursery's fall open house and I spent the afternoon strolling thru the gardens and greenhouses. I met a fellow garderner, Kelvin from Goldsboro NC and we had a nice chat about Colocasias and Alocasias. The specimens in Tony Avent's garden were magnificent.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
The 10 Worst Garden Weeds - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS. I could blog about this topic, but when I read this article today from MOTHER EARTH NEWS......why mess with perfection. Great article on several weeds that drive us all crazy> Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
Wow, I cannot believe I'm already writing the September to do list.......but I'm committed to the monthly article no matter how short it makes my life feel:) Okay, enough of the philosophy, here we go!! September, its getting cooler ( a little here at the beach) and the nights are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners
This year with the high prices of groceries, I decided to bring back the old standby; the summer vegetable garden. My vegetable garden is small compared to what I grew up with, but I decided to grow what I knew we would eat......summer squash, okra, beans, tomatoes and banana peppers.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Gypsy Gardeners