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Spring 2015 Photo Contest Winners

Our Spring Photo contest was so hard to judge this year and we truly enjoyed looking at hundreds of your amazing photos! We love becoming spectators in each of your gardens and appreciate you taking the time to submit your photos.

June 6, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Caring for your Summer Blooming Bulbs

Picking out the types and colors of summer blooming bulbs is the fun part! Keeping them happy and thriving is the hard part but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, with a few easy tips, you can have beautiful summer blooming bulbs that last for an entire season.  Fertilize When growing summer blooming bulbs […]

June 1, 2015 · Heather Viani · Comments Closed
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Dig In: An Employee’s Spring-Blooming Garden Success

Erin, one of our certified Master Gardeners, purchased a house several years ago and has been wowing us with her plantings since.

May 25, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Creating A Sensory Garden

Sensory Gardens are created to help relax, stimulate, and teach. They are planted for all populations – those with disabilities, children, patients in a hospital, and the general public.

May 25, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Get This Look: Summer Burst Of Blooms

Beth R. submitted this gorgeous photo of her summer garden in bloom. You can easily get this look with the right varieties and a little bit of time!

April 29, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Big Blooms, Big Statement

This season, we’re excited to plant some of our favorite easy-to-grow bulbs, perennials and wildflowers that create a huge statement with big blooms.

April 23, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Tips on Pruning Fall Planted Bulbs: Timing and Techniques

Cutting Back Fall-Planted Bulbs Fall bulbs include flowers such as daffodils, tulips and grape hyacinth. The best time to prune is after they bloom in the spring. Let the flower completely fall and the seed pod go brown.  If the green leaves have started to die back and have turned brown then it’s okay to prune. To prune, cut the […]

April 10, 2015 · Heather Viani · One Comment
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Shade Loving And Deer Resistant – What’s Not To Love About Anemones?

Anemones are some of the most colorful, elegant blooms in the garden. Their common name, windflower, says it all. The full, bright blooms sway slightly on top of delicate stems on windy days. These easy-to-grow plants thrive in partial shade, but can tolerate full sun in colder areas. The vigorous growers may need to be dug […]

April 5, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Formal Or Not, Agapanthus Is A Compelling Addition To Any Garden

Agapanthus is an ancient plant, originating on the banks of the Nile River in Egypt, but in recent years has become a staple in a variety of modern gardens from the northeast to California.

March 28, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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All About Begonias

Begonias are the stars of the shade garden, with colorful, dazzling blooms that open up in the late summer. Begonias love rich, moist soil and are perfect for containers, window boxes and small space gardens.

February 21, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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