Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Tips

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Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Tips

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If your goal is for your neighbors to envy your lush landscape, build your flower gardens vertically and make the sky the limit. Vertical gardens feature plants that grow up walls, fences and vertical surfaces. Show off blooming plants while hiding unsightly walls with creative vertical gardening tips that will make your outdoor landscape memorable. Continue reading

December 22, 2012 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , | Leave a comment

10 Outdoor Pathway Perennials

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10 Outdoor Pathway Perennials

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Once your garden beds are overflowing with plants and flowers, it may seem like you’ve hit a road block when you want to continue to put your green thumb to good use. Often-forgotten spots in your lush yard are pathways and entrance ways. Create a walkway like no other by sprucing it up with pathway perennials that can handle the foot traffic while complementing the landscape. Continue reading

December 21, 2012 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment

The Hidden Veggie

Published April 2011: eHow Family & Relationships

The Hidden Veggie
Stocking Up On a Healthy Lifestyle

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When her children were young, Antoinette Kuritz made sure they ate their veggies. In fact, she made sure they grew them, too.

“We planted a huge garden, and they each had their own colander,” said Kuritz, a California-based public relations specialist. “For each meal, they went outside and picked the veggie they wanted, picked how much they were prepared to eat, washed and drained it, and put it on their plates.” Continue reading

April 7, 2011 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , | Leave a comment