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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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Ribbons & Bows For Christmas Trees

By |December 1st, 2018|

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Planting a Live Christmas Tree

By |December 1st, 2018|

Family traditions are a big part of the holiday season. Many families have created landscapes that are planted with evergreens from Christmas past. Memories grow on with Spruce, Fir and Pines that were once a part of the holiday festivities. Properly planned, a live tree can be decorated, enjoyed and eventually planted in the space […]

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Poinsettia Care

By |December 1st, 2018|

Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) remain one of the most popular holiday flowers. Hybridizers have expanded the range of colors from the familiar red to pastel yellow and vibrant bi-colors. One of the most common questions after Christmas is “How can I care for my poinsettia so that it will bloom again next Christmas?”. While this can […]

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