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Trending on Gardenista: Tough Perennials and Other Success Stories

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 26, 2014 01:08 AM
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by Margot Guralnick last modified Jul 25, 2014

Urban gardeners, get growing. This week, Gardenista presents far more than trees sprouting in city settings. Above: Sophia explores Julie Farris's low-maintenance rooftop in Cobble Hill, and presents tips for creating a metropolitan meadow in  Garden Designer Visit . Above: In Garden Visit,  blogger Christine Chitnis of Providence, Rhode Island, details how to grow a kid-friendly urban vegetable garden—chickens (and end-of-the-day chicken wrangling) included. Above: Michele presents a black and white trellis garden that can be built from recycled pallets—see how in  Steal This Look . Above: A peppermint poultice is one of Erin's seven DIY remedies for taking the itch out of mosquito bites. Who knew? Tea bags also work. Above: In Radical Urban Gardens from Antwerp , Michelle introduces us to a pair of garden designers who specialize in delivering trees to apartments  by crane  and other whatever-it-takes green tactics. Above: Perennials that thrive just about anywhere, including the hellstrip—"the problem area between your sidewalk and the street"—are the subject of Justine's  10 Easy Pieces . Shown here, fragrant Gray Santolina or Lavender Cotton. We plan to commit the list to memory. More Stories from Remodelista 5 Quick Fixes: The Versatile Biergarten Table Trending on Gardenista: Hedge Fun in France Trending on Gardenista: Porches, Tents, and Teepees






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