2016 Awards

  1. Top 6 Gardening Magazines To Subscribe To

    Top Gardening Magazine EmblemReceiving gardening magazines in the mail is a thrill for the gardener, whether you are an old pro or a newbie. There is something inspiring about seeing what gardeners – professional and amateur both - are doing across the country. Here is a list of our 6 favorites for 2016:
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  2. The Top 10 Gardening Facebook Accounts in 2016

    Top 10 Gardeners facebook accounts to like in 2016 EmblemFor gardening experts, enthusiasts, and beginners alike, Facebook is one of the best places to find great advice, tips, ideas, and even ask questions. We have selected our favorite Facebook accounts for gardening in 2016. Each account provides a different perspective and covers different topics.  The accounts have quite a solid following already, so you know they are doing something right!  We decided not to rank them in any certain order since each account is so specialized; it is hard to compare them.
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  3. Top 10 Gardeners to Follow On Pinterest in 2016

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    We know you love seeing gorgeous gardens and thrifty DIY during your Pinterest escapades, so we gathered a list of Pinners who are sure to deliver. If you are a craftsmith, a green thumb gardener, decorating a new space, or looking to charge your fantasy-landscape wanderlust, check these guys out: 



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  4. The 5 Best Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Eastern United States in 2016

    Botanical Gardens to Visit on the East Coast NY_botgard#5 New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, NY) This little oasis is a great place to bring the family for a day of adventure, relaxation, and discovery. With a whopping 27 distinct garden exhibits across their 250 acres, this garden is likely to have just what you’re looking for. Roses to orchids, crapapples to conifers, and conservatory, adventure garden, or wetlands trail: why choose? New York Botanical Garden has is all.
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  5. The 6 Best Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Southern United States in 2016

    6 Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Southern United States in 2016 stowe#6 Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden (Charlotte, NC) Open year-round, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is the premier botanic garden of the Carolinas. Its mission is to connect its visitors with nature for purposes of enjoyment, education, and the promotion of conservation. This 380-acre garden hosts a wide variety of plant species. Walking paths provide a direct immersion into nature, and some of them feature fountains and lakeside views. Also, don’t miss out on the conservatory’s tropical plants and collection of orchids!
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  6. The 7 Best Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Western United States in 2016

    Top 7 Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Western United States #7 The Huntington Library (San Marino, CA) huntingtonThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a massive research institution in San Marino, CA. Its mission is education and research, and on its grounds you can find dozens of collections serving that mission. The botanical gardens contain over 15,000 different plant varieties in twelve distinct garden exhibits. Included in these is their Conservatory and Children’s Garden, a Desert Garden, and multiple Eastern-hemisphere cultural exhibits. Also, their Rose Garden contains hundreds of cultivars of roses, a vast variety.  
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  7. The 7 Best Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Midwest in 2016

    7 Botanical Gardens to Visit in the Midwest Is your New Year’s Resolution to travel more? Living in the midwest, sometimes it’s easy to feel as though there’s nothing worth visiting for miles around. But what is a better destination for a gardener than a lovely garden? The following seven botanical gardens, spread across the midwest, are host to vast collections of interesting plants and gardening techniques, and receive visitors from around the world!
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  8. Top 8 Gardeners to Follow on Twitter in 2016

    Twitter AwardsTwitterHave you resolved to be more connected to those who share your interests?  Or maybe you’re new to gardening and want to learn from seasoned masters?   No matter what your reason, if you’re looking for quick 140-character bursts of gardening advice, we have some new friends for you.  
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  9. Top 10 Gardening Blogs to Follow in 2016

    Gardening Blog AwardsTo start of the new year, we wanted to select 10 of our favorite gardening blogs to highlight. We think you will like them too. We tried to select a diverse group of blogs, who write (and film) about different subjects and from different areas in the country. These blogs are in no particular order, because ranking them was an impossible task. Without further adieu:  
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