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Archive for May, 2012

Sweet Fragrance in the Garden

My Shirley Temple Peonies just opened their snow white blooms and my first instinct was to lean down and take a breath of their intoxicating scent. The sweet fragrance of blooms adds a lovely sensory element to your garden bursting in color. Scatter fragrant perennials and spring bulbs throughout your garden to enjoy the wonderful, sweet scent all season – Both outside in your garden and brought inside for beautiful, sweet-smelling bouquets.

May 30, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials, Wildflowers

More Beautiful Customer Photos

Here are some more gorgeous photos that customers have sent in within the past few years. We can’t get enough!

May 24, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
Tags:  · Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Perennials, Wildflowers

Growing Herbs: Can You Contain It?

Fresh, home-grown herbs can be the highlight of any cook’s menu. What many don’t know is that herbs are easy to grow in containers, can be brought inside when the weather gets cold and will continue growing! Follow these tips below and you will thank yourself when your summer meals are bursting with fresh, home-grown flavor.

May 22, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · 6 Comments
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Gorgeous Customer Photos

Throughout the years we have been sent thousands of beautiful pictures of our products blooming in customer’s gardens. We have decided to feature a few of our favorites – Enjoy!

May 18, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
Tags:  · Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Gardening in Fall, Gardening in Spring and Summer, Gardening in the Winter, Perennials, Wildflowers

Don’t Pass on Grass!

It is easy to be allured by the glamour of planting things that will burst with colorful blooms in your garden. Yet, what is a star without her backdrop? Ornamental Grasses provide texture, uniqueness, and beauty that will set off your favorite blooming flowers. Not only a dynamic element to your garden, Ornamental Grasses are extremely easy to grow, maintain, and will provide additional interest by evolving in seasons while the rest of your garden may be resting.

May 14, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
Tags: ,  · Posted in: Gardening in Fall, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials

Rockin’ Out: Building a Rock Garden

Do you have a sloped or awkward piece of land that you are having trouble planting? Rock Gardens not only provide a low-maintenance, long-lasting solution to those hard-to-plant places, but are aesthetically pleasing by contrasting rough, jagged rocks with delicate, gorgeous blooms. They are actually quite simple to create and once complete, the rewards of the Rock Garden will pay for the effort ten times over.

May 11, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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After Planting, It’s Time to Care

Now that most of the country has done their first round of planting for the spring, it is essential to care for your plants properly to ensure they grow and bloom to their fullest potential. Follow these simple steps throughout the season and your plants will certainly thank you with gorgeous, prolific growth!

May 7, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Gardening in Fall, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials