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A Garden by Firelight

A Garden by Firelight


Posted on Oct 27, 2016 | 0 comments

Autumn means the nights are longer and chillier, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be filled with light. Don’t shoo your garden parties inside when you can enjoy the crisp fall evening by the warm brightness of firelight.

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10 Reasons to Grow Mushrooms

10 Reasons to Grow Mushrooms


Posted on Oct 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Toadstools, morels, truffles – whatever you call them they are the delicious oddities that grace gardens and plates the world over. Once you see how easy and rewarding it is to grow your own crop, you might just become a fungal fanatic too!

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8 Dark Beauties For the Garden

8 Dark Beauties For the Garden


Posted on Oct 7, 2016 | 0 comments

Life isn’t always about pastels and primary colors. They say the darker the berry the sweeter the juice, but does that hold true for the rest of the botanical world as well? Take a walk on the dark side and see how amazing these unique plants can truly be!

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Grow a Dessert Garden!

Grow a Dessert Garden!


Posted on Sep 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Our eyes crave beauty the way our sweet tooth craves sugar. Satisfy that need for flora decadence by growing these 7 excellent varieties in your garden. No calorie counting required!

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Long Live Your Cut Flowers!

Long Live Your Cut Flowers!


Posted on Sep 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Are your flowers vase worthy? Find out which blooms live the longest in vases and learn the little tricks that ensure they stay fresh and perky long after they leave your garden! 

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The internet is an amazing place; a wizard of Oz wonderland where everything is colorful and interesting. But just like Oz things aren’t always as friendly or genuine as they appear. Many of the images we see of vibrant, exotic flowers have been edited beyond belief to tempt hapless gardeners into buying something that doesn’t actually exist in nature. Learning how to spot a fake is key to saving you from wasting money on a pretty lie.

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Winter may be months away, but that won’t stop us from eagerly planning our cold season gardens. At the top of our wishlist this year is a fresh face on the botanical scene:  Ice N’ Roses – the newest member of the Helleborus Gold Collection® that’s taking the nation by storm.

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Mosquitoes: those uninvited guests that love to give the gift that keeps on itching. These pests have plagued humanity since they burst from Pandora’s box and we’ve been at war with them ever since. Instead of constant swatting and harsh chemicals why not try some smart solutions to keep your garden pest free.

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