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Archive for the ‘Wildflowers’ Category

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 · No Comments
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Urban Gardening: Getting Creative With What You Have

As a garden lover and someone who works for a gardening company, each year I really strive to get the most out of my outdoor space and give myself plenty of projects to do in my gardens – which altogether are about 150 square feet. As you can imagine, this takes a lot of creativity, […]

June 21, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · No Comments
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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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How to Germinate and Grow Milkweed Seed

Instructions for preparing and planting Common Milkweed Seed (Asclepias Syriaca) and Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias Incarnata). We found these techniques best for growing results. Let’s Get Started: Understanding Milkweed Seed & Germinating Step 1: To start Milkweed seed we recommend starting inside, but before this happens Milkweed seeds need to go through a cold stratification period. […]

June 11, 2015 · Heather Viani · 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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There’s Still Time to Plant Wildflowers!

If you’re living in an area where your temperatures are still in the low 80’s and you’re getting some rainfall, or are planning on watering, you still have plenty of time to plant and get nice color this season.

June 3, 2015 · Mike Lizotte · One Comment
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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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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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Winter 2015 Photo Contest Winners

View the gorgeous winning photos of our 2015 Winter Photo Contest.

March 15, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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