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Berry nice trends for the New Year

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  1. Oxygen for life: Indoor plants are back in fashion for a new generation of gardeners.
  2. Strawberries, seen here in a silver colander, are hugely fashionable for gardens in 2013.
  3. Water footprint: Reticulating water in an attractive antique water pump feature is one way of using water responsibly in 2013.
  4. Eco-scaping: Gardeners are beginning to appreciate which plants are endemic or indigenous to a region, as well as which plants will lure birds and butterflies to the garden.

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