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Trending on Gardenista: Top 5 Posts This Week (Plus a Chance to Win $100)

October 03, 2013 6:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Over on Gardenista, Michelle and Erin take a look at five before-and-after gardens, source the elements for the perfect potting shed, and discover an alternative to the famous fiddle leaf fig tree. Oh, and fill out Gardenista’s Reader Survey and you might win a $100 gift certificate to Terrain.

Above: Erin, who lives in one of Brooklyn’s tiniest apartments, is something of a commitment-phobe when it comes to bringing large plants into her space; she’s come up with a short-term solution involving two $4 Splitleaf Philondron leaves.

Above: Brass outdoor thermometers? We’ll take one.

Above: Janet has a thing for Japanese maples (we do too); see her 5 Favorites.

Above: See what this verdant garden looked like before it was rehabbed.

Above: Oh, and take Gardenista’s Reader Survey for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Terrain.