4 Most Romantic Flowers to Grow at Home

Why are we talking about romantic flowers when Valentine’s Day is six months away? Well, on the heels of National Kiss and Make Up Day, the topic is fresh on our gardening minds. Flowers have always played a significant role in romance – whether it be to woo a woman or to restore a relationship […]

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Preserve our Pollinators! Why and How to Share Your Surroundings

Pollinators are small creatures that do a big job for our world. Without them, plants would not proliferate, humans and animals would lack much to eat, our water wouldn’t be as healthy, the list goes on. Bees don’t do the work all themselves, though they are most efficient at it: birds, bats, butterflies, moths, flies, […]

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A Myriad of Mint

Mint sometimes gets a bad rap as a“weed-like” plant because it grows like crazy, but it is a terrific option for beginner gardeners to experience success, and it offers even experienced gardeners so many wonderful edible options! I have fond memories of mint. It’s one of the first things I grew. When we first moved […]

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Rain Gardening

If you find yourself singing the old nursery rhyme, “Rain, rain, go away, come again another day,” because rain and stormwater does more harm than good in your garden or landscape, we have a great idea for you. When I first heard the term “rain gardening,” a picture formed immediately in my mind of collecting rain […]

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Planning Window Boxes

Window boxes are a great way to spice up your house, as well as add a personal, fun touch to the look of your landscape. There are so many different types of window boxes- and they don’t have to just be on windows! They work great on any deck or porch railings and will add […]

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