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Lawn Care Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

By |August 1st, 2019|

As your lawn endures the trials of Job this summer-drought, pestilence and disease-you must hold to the hope that there is a lush, green turf on the other side of this summer. Has your spring turf been reduced to an arid, brown toasty color? If not, you might want to submit your water bills for […]

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Featured Houseplant: Aloe Vera

By |August 1st, 2019|

The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants in your home!

Aloe vera is a succulent plant […]

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Fall Container Garden Ideas

By |August 1st, 2019|

Now is a good time to start thinking about Fall garden containers. Check out this helpful video for some great ideas on plants from Proven Winners and unique containers.

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Plant a Bee-autiful Garden!

By |June 1st, 2019|

More and more gardeners are anxious to plant a bee garden. By planting a bee garden, you too can do your part to help the bees by adding to the shrinking inventory of flower-rich habitat in your area.  In return, the bees will pollinate your flowers, providing a bountiful harvest of fruits, seeds and vegetables as […]

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Got Milkweed? Butterflies love this plant and you should too!

By |June 1st, 2019|

MILKWEED BASICS
Milkweeds (Asclepias) get their name from the sticky white sap that oozes from the leaves when they are damaged. More than 100 species of this herbaceous perennial are native to the U.S. and Canada. Many have adapted to different regions of the country and a wide range of climates and terrains, from deserts and […]

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Houseplant of the Month: Peperomia

By |June 1st, 2019|

If you live in a small-efficiency apartment, you probably don’t have the space for a showy, sprawling monstera or a towering ficus. You need something petite that can comfortably sit on an end table or windowsill. And unless you’ve been fortunate enough to find an apartment with an abundance of natural light, you probably need […]

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Let’s Design a Pollinator Garden

By |June 1st, 2019|

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Rediscovering a Classic – A Variety of Hydrangeas

By |May 1st, 2019|

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Got Spring Fever? Visit the flower gardens at Keukenhof in Holland!

By |March 1st, 2019|

Have a bad case of Spring fever? Let’s go to Holland! Ok, maybe we all can’t hop on a plane, but we can take a video visit to Keukenhof where you will experience the gorgeous views of blooming Dutch tulips and other flowers for which Holland is famous. Keukenhof is the most famous and largest […]

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An Urban Fairy Garden To Enjoy Indoors All Year!

By |February 1st, 2019|

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