05/13/2012 12:29 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

How To Create A Cutting Garden

It's one of gardening's funny little ironies: Lots of us are reluctant to rob our flower beds of beautiful stems to bring inside for fresh bouquets. (And after all the work that goes into babying those blooms, why shouldn't we be a little protective?) But it's possible to have the best of both worlds by creating a separate garden just for cutting.

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