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4 Must-have Fall Flowers

4 Must-have Fall Flowers


Posted on Oct 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Fall is beautiful. It’s a veritable ‘second Spring’ where even the typically solemn trees burst into their brightest colors. Green turns to gold, crimson, amber, and plum while bushes sport shiny berries and fall flowers begin to flourish. It’s a wonderland of joy for your garden and we’re going to share with you some of our favorite stars of the season.

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10 Reasons to Give Gift Plants

10 Reasons to Give Gift Plants


Posted on Sep 15, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s no secret: Gift shopping is stressful. Sometimes the best gifts are the most simple, and these are easy, beautiful and long lasting presents that your loved ones will cherish for years to come. When you give a gift plant you’re giving so much more!

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Creating a Pollinator Paradise

Creating a Pollinator Paradise


Posted on Aug 18, 2017 | 0 comments

As much as we love to admire and sniff them, flowers aren’t just for our enjoyment. They are essential elements of the ecosystem. Winged bugs of all stripes love and depend on flowers for nutrition and survival. Let’s do our part to nurture a robust pollinator population by planting the right varieties that benefit them most.

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Want to install a garden structure in your landscape but aren’t sure what it’s called? You’re not alone! These common pieces of outdoor architecture share similar qualities and identifying correctly can be easier said than done. Learn what sets them apart and you’ll never be stumped again!

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10 Tricks for Fighting Ticks!

10 Tricks for Fighting Ticks!


Posted on Jul 14, 2017 | 0 comments

What do you get when a mild winter meets an early, wet summer? Ticks galore. As the mercury climbs the ticks’ territory expands and so does the likelihood of suffering a bite. Ticks are a very real threat to gardeners and it’s time to get serious about protecting our land and those we care about from this menace. Ticks can carry a host of nasty diseases that range from mild to life-changing and should be treated with extreme caution. Here’s some things you can do to arm yourself against this pernicious parasite.

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Whether you’re snipping roses for a sweetheart, turning hydrangeas into a wedding bouquet or arranging tulips into a classy centerpiece, there are few things as fulfilling for a gardener than presenting your work for all to see. But then there’s the dilemma of choosing to cut from your plants and leave them naked or keep the blooms intact outside while your indoors stays drab and flower-less. Why choose when you can have both? Plant a separate garden specifically for cutting and then snip away! Here are some pro tips to a get started on turning your space into a personal flower factory.

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Hyacinth or Grape Hyacinth?

Hyacinth or Grape Hyacinth?


Posted on Jul 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Hyacinth are great. They smell nice and are a favorite in springtime gardens. Grape Hyacinth (Muscari), while also wonderful, are not Hyacinth, though they share much in common. Don’t let their deceptively similar names throw you off, these are two entirely different (but equally lovable) plants. Time to learn the difference!

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