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Table of Contents: Color Stories

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Table of Contents: Color Stories

April 27, 2015

Sure sign of spring: we’re seeing bright pops of color everywhere we look. Purple wisteria, red chicken coops, pink magnolias, and crayon-color front doors on even the tiniest houses. Join us for a week of color stories:

Above: For more of this garden, see A Modern California Garden Inspired by the Classics.

Monday

Above: A colorful coop with a dash of red attracts the attention of our new contributors, writer Jean Victor and photographer Sylvia Linsteadt, who investigate the chicken and the egg at home in this week’s Garden Visit.

Tuesday

Above: Soil scientist Elizabeth Murphy (author of the new book Building Soil) shares her top 10 tips for improving soil for a better garden in this week’s Expert Advice post.

Wednesday

Above: Do you have a wisteria vine (or wisteria tree) that fails to bloom despite your best efforts? We offer tips and tricks for proper pruning to persuade your wisteria to flower in this week’s DIY post. For more of this garden, see The Good Garden by Edmund Hollander.

Thursday

Above: Before you build a wood deck or patio, learn the pros and cons (and prices) of different hard woods in this week’s Decks & Patios Design Guide. For more of this garden, see Designer Visit: Commune Design in Nichols Canyon, LA.

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