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Archive for the ‘Gardening in Fall’ Category

Extend Your Garden With Fall-Flowering Crocus

When the season winds down in fall and blooms starts to fade, it can make a gardener get a little, well, gloomy. A fantastic, fun way to get rid of these late-season blues is by planting fall-flowering crocus in the late summer months. These quick-blooming beauties add jewel-toned colors to the fall garden and are extremely easy to grow.

July 7, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · No Comments
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Our Customers Say it Best: Spark Day

From a customer: “I thought you might enjoy knowing how far and wide your “Sparky Marigold” seeds have spread.”

June 28, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Patience In The Garden

As summer approaches, our gardens have been planted, or are soon to be, and we watch and wait patiently … or in some cases not so patiently.

June 15, 2015 · Mike Lizotte · Comments Closed
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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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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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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 · Comments Closed
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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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