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My Fair Ladybugs

My Fair Ladybugs


Posted on Apr 26, 2016 | 0 comments

They land on our finger tips, scurry across our dashboards and even find their way between the pages of our books. That’s right; the season of ladybugs is upon us. Fear not – they’re here to help!

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Wonderful Earthworms

Wonderful Earthworms


Posted on Apr 21, 2016 | 0 comments

Feeling a little unappreciated at work? Like maybe you do so much during a day, but no one recognizes how much you actually accomplish? Then maybe you know what it’s like to be an earthworm. It is high time we paid homage to these humble yet invaluable members of garden society.

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Top Five Petaled Flowers

Top Five Petaled Flowers


Posted on Apr 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Why do we find five pointed flowers so delightful? Is it because when playing “He loves me-he loves me not” we’ll always get the best answer at the end? Or maybe because their simplicity reminds us of attempting (with varying success) at drawing flowers as children? Well, whatever the reason, they have a certain charisma that just can’t be ignored.  That’s why we just had to bring you our list of top five petaled flora.

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Having siblings is a mixed bag of crazy experiences – sometimes fun, sometimes not-so-fun but always an adventure. And while we might not always see eye-to-eye with our brothers and sisters, we are intrinsically linked with them, and for many of us there’s something reassuring about that connection. Plant siblings are, surprisingly, not all that different from human ones.

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Low Maintenance Plants

Low Maintenance Plants


Posted on Apr 6, 2016 | 0 comments

Between work and school and a plethora of life’s other stresses it can be quite difficult for the average person to make time for gardening. On the other side are those with a little more time but perhaps not the amount of experience of confidence to grow something at the risk of killing it. For both of these types of people there is a solution. The plants listed below are perfect for low stress gardening which is something most of us could use.

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Socially Awkward Plants

Socially Awkward Plants


Posted on Apr 4, 2016 | 0 comments

Do you still cringe at that dumb thing you said at an office party 3 years ago? Hey don’t beat yourself up. We all have those moments where we wish we could just sink into the ground and disappear, but the plants on this list really take the saying to the next level. Here are a few plants that are so awkward and unsociable you are sure to forget all about your own quirkiness, at least for a moment or two.

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Tricksters in the Garden

Tricksters in the Garden


Posted on Apr 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Beware – there are mischief makers in our midst! While April Fool’s Day is our one chance of the year to stir up some (lighthearted) trouble, the creatures of this list never take a day off from their scandalous behavior. Their disguises are convincing, but try not to be fooled by these common garden denizens.

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