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Our Longest-Blooming Flowers

Our Longest-Blooming Flowers


Posted on May 11, 2017 | 0 comments

We dedicate so much time and energy to our gardens that it is only natural to want to get the most out of it. An easy way to ensure returns on our hard work is by growing plants with long seasons of appeal. Each of these plant varieties are known to feature long-blooming flowers for maximum beauty for months on end.

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Why the Windmill?


Posted on May 10, 2017 | 0 comments

If you’ve been with us for a while, you had to have asked yourself at least once, “What’s with the windmill?” It’s true that we’ve gone against the norm here. Most gardening companies stick to the obvious choices of using flowers, green leaves or even a tomato as their signature. These are all well and good and certainly get the point across. So why does Wayside have a windmill?

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Garden Party Essentials

Garden Party Essentials


Posted on Apr 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Who doesn’t like a good party? The days are getting longer and warmer, so it’s time to get out and get social! There are plenty of easy ways to make your gatherings memorable, and with these tips and tools it won’t be long before you’ve mastered the art of the garden party.

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We’ve all heard the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and that is sound advice even when applied in the horticultural world. These beautiful yet unfortunate specimens were stuck with silly, weird, or just plain ugly names, but that doesn’t keep them from making us smile. After all, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, right?

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Creating a Sensory Garden

Creating a Sensory Garden


Posted on Mar 31, 2017 | 0 comments

There’s an old joke that goes: “Gardening: Cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes!” And while we  chuckle at this pithy saying, there’s a lot of truth to it. With the myriad worries of the world on our shoulders it’s only natural for us to want a brief escape from it all. Fortunately, your garden can be that escape when you have  just the right elements to make is so.

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How to Make Your Bulbs Come Back

How to Make Your Bulbs Come Back


Posted on Mar 20, 2017 | 0 comments

When you buy flower bulbs like dahlias and lilies, they are imported from the best growers around the world and treated to the perfect climate and the perfect care. That’s why once you get them you will notice that fewer and fewer will come back year after year. Here are some tips to get keep your favorite flowers returning time after time.

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