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How do I start composting?

We noticed a trending topic in the GrowIt! Q&A — composting. And since we’ll soon be transferring pumpkins off the front stoop, let’s keep them out of the trash. It’s the perfect time to start a compost bin to feed your garden. What are the benefits of composting? Member @kgkamka5 credits her compost of “coffee grounds, […]

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Garden Gratitude

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post re-published from GrowIt! community member @daisy96’s blog “Sienna Mae Heath’s Writing: Mindful Gardening.” Check out all of her posts and subscribe to her blog here. Connect with her on GrowIt! here. (tap from mobile). May this post inspire your herb garden. ————————————————————————————————— I’m counting my blessings today. Maybe all this […]

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Chicago’s Lurie Garden Engages Mobile Technology to Enhance Visitor Experience

This article written by Lynn Petrak was originally published in Public Garden Magazine. It appeared in Volume 32, Issue 1, 2017.  Published with permission from the APGA. ————————————————————————————————— The Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park has been a beacon for four-season beauty and sustainability since 2004. Now, the Lurie Garden is using beacon technology—an inexpensive […]

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Consider Trying Carnivorous!

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post from GrowIt! community member @turtlekit’s blog “Ferocious Flora.” Learn about predatory plants and check out all of her posts and subscribe to her blog here.  Connect with her on GrowIt! here. (tap from mobile). Be sure to upload all of your unique Halloween-themed plants with #HAUNTED 🎃 and check out the GrowIt! community’s […]

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Ode to My Wildflower Garden

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post re-published from GrowIt! community member @daisy96’s blog “Sienna Mae Heath’s Writing: The Art of Savoring Time.” Check out all of her posts and subscribe to her blog here. Connect with her on GrowIt! here. (tap from mobile). May this post inspire your wildflower garden. —————————————————————————————————   ‘Tis the season for […]

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GrowIt! Guides: Power of the Filter / Getting Started With Projects

Power of the Filter Remember that great variety you saw when you were wandering through the greenhouse last week? Sna…snow…what was it? Leverage Search on GrowIt! to try to find it, and so much more. Fill your feed with only the plants you want to see with GrowIt’s Filter. It’s locally based, so you’re seeing plants […]

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