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What will happen “Back in the Garden?”

Gossip Girl, Blake Lively covers Vogue Magazine February 2009!

When consumers get ‘Back to the Garden’ this spring, will it become  ‘Back-Ache in the Garden’?

Maybe you’ve read that gardening is vogue again. The origin of ‘vogue’ is associated with sailing in the 1500’s and meant “wave or course of success”. In modern times the  phrase “in-Vogue” meant that a product or idea was written about in Vogue magazine. Gardening is timeless, and also been proven to be somewhat trendy. Staying in fashion has never been more important – even if you are not the type of person who ever cared about fashion or being fashionable.

Is this just another flavor-of-the-year to read about in all the trade industry magazines, email newsletters, and blogs, or will it bring real gardening back – I mean forward? Only time, and possibly your response to the emerging trend will tell.

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Is Gardening Addicting?

man-gardeningThe Benefits of Gardening Include Better Sex

This is the kind of news we could only hope for.

While it won’t surprise most of us in the horticulture industry, there is now new proof and yet another reason behind our obsession with what we do, and the PASSION, with which we do it!

A recent London Telegraph article by science correspondent Richard Alleyene suggests that gardening boosts men’s sex drive. The story reports on a study by Bremen University in Germany that was published in the European Urology Society’s journal, European Urology.

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