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Ghastly Beauties

Ghastly Beauties


Posted on Nov 11, 2015 | 0 comments

Ghouls and Goblins won’t kill you. But these plants could.

Many of the garden plants we grow for ornamental reasons got their vibrant, exotic colors as nature’s way of saying “Warning—Poison!” While most of these are innocuous enough sitting in pots or in the garden, if ingested they could cause illness of varying severity, and sometimes even death.

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The season's most popular tulip blend!

The season’s most popular tulip blend!

Apparently a lot of people like to kiss and tell! Our beautiful new tulip blend (Kiss n’ Tell) has been in the press a lot lately, and now it is set to be featured on the Hallmark channel. Tune in on Wednesday the 14th at 10 AM/9AM Central for the Home & Family Show. Our tulips will be featured in the segment “Plant Your Spring Bulbs Now!”

**Update: You can learn more about this episode here, and more about the planting spring bulbs segment here.

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An orange-inspired garden design with purple accents.

Click here to see the Pinterest board of the best orange varieties!

We’ve all got our favorite color, that one that just seems to “pop” for us more than all the others. For me, that color is orange; nothing seems quite so vibrant as a bright orange bloom on a sunny day. Whenever I come across a particularly beautiful orange specimen, I just think about how good it would look in a whole orange arrangement. That’s why I put together this garden design to serve as a planner for myself and the other orange-aholics out there.

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Gardeners have a love/hate relationship with winter. The cold is one of the biggest killers of plants, but at the same time many plants have a chilling requirement—having adapted to a cold climate, they now require a certain length of wintry conditions to allow them to undergo the mysterious process of vernalization. 

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