Winter


For some parts of the country winter is long gone and evidence of spring is everywhere you look. But for Northern states winter can drag and won’t halt its killing chill just because the calendar says so.  This nifty guide will help take care of your garden in unpredictable weather and prevent a late winter storm from decimating your new growth.

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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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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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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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Perennials are great plants to have, because you don’t have to buy them every year. They become dormant in the cold and when the weather warms back up, they start budding again as if a magic fairy sprinkled them with life dust. However, not all perennials can survive the winter months, especially the cold temperatures in northern regions.

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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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