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Archive for the ‘Gardening in Fall’ Category

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 · No Comments
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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 · No Comments
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It’s a Zoo out There!!

How to Deter Animals from your Garden Do you have pesky visitors in your garden? Relax. Human and beast can coexist peacefully, even if you have a delicious beautiful garden. We promise! These helpful tips can help you keep damage down to a minimum. Plan ahead Get in the garden before the critters do. Placing animal […]

May 21, 2015 · Heather Viani · No Comments
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How to Keep Fresh Cut Flowers Longer

Long Lasting Blooms There is nothing better than cutting flowers from your own garden. Bringing your garden blooms inside, arranged in your favorite vase as a lovely centerpiece on your dining room table is delightful. But have you ever noticed by day three the flowers aren’t looking their best? Here are some tips on how […]

May 13, 2015 · Heather Viani · Comments Closed
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We’re Suckers For Succulents

Whether you are growing in a water restrictive area, or are just looking for an easy-care, drought tolerant option, succulents are the perfect choice!

May 11, 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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Looking Back: How Pinterest Helped Me Get Through Winter

There is something therapeutic, soul enhancing and fun about planning, planting, weeding and generally being outside in the warmer months. This year, I got through the winter by maintaining an indoor herb garden, growing a variety of Amaryllis Bulbs, and plotting and scheming my spring garden on Pinterest.

April 14, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
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Doing Good Through Gardening, Even During A Drought

While I wait for Mother Nature to bring us warmer days, I can’t help but wonder how all our customers in the drought stricken areas of the country are going to tackle their gardens this season.

April 12, 2015 · Mike Lizotte · One Comment
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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 · Comments Closed
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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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