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Trench-Style Planting: Big Color, Little Time

If you’re looking for big color in a short amount of time, we recommend trying trench-style planting. Learn how easy it is to plant hundreds of bulbs with this method.

November 23, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Ten Of Our Favorite Plant Combinations

With fall planting right around the corner, we’re planning and scheming up new combinations to add to our gardens. To help you do the same, we’ve put together some of our favorite plant combinations that can be added to the garden this fall.

August 27, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Get This Look: Hyacinths And Daffodils

It’s as easy as “dig, drop done” in the fall to create a colorful, diverse display of spring color with Daffodils and Hyacinths. These two varieties compliment each other well with bold, vibrant colors at the same time each year, multiplying as the seasons go on. Daffodils and Hyacinths are also deer resistant, offering an added protection against hungry critters in your yard! We’ve put together some of our favorite customer combinations of Daffodils and Hyacinths below for some garden inspiration. Enjoy!

August 9, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Enter Our Summer Garden Giveaway

Stop dreaming about that perfect outdoor space and take action! Build a pollinator oasis, create a wildflower meadow, raise your own chickens, or plant native perennials. Let the 2015 Summer Garden Giveaway be your inspiration. All you have to do is click here and enter your email address for the chance to win a $100 […]

July 21, 2015 · Ashley Watson · 2 Comments
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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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Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber… What’s the Difference?

Throughout the years, the term “bulb” has come to describe any type of root form that is planted in the ground to produce a plant. However, only a few of these plants are truly “bulbs.” There are four different types: rhizomes, corms, tubers and bulbs. We’ll get the bottom of this misunderstanding and explain exactly what the true difference is between these four terms.

January 9, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Fall Cleanup!

Now that we’re into November, it’s extremely important (if you haven’t already) to prepare your garden for the winter months. This doesn’t need to be a weekend-long affair, simply follow a few easy steps and your garden will be ready to hibernate (along with you) for the winter and come back next spring stronger than ever!

November 11, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
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How to Force Bulbs Indoors for Early Blooms

If you love the colorful blooms of Tulips, Daffodils and Hyacinths but can’t wait until spring, try forcing bulbs indoors for earlier flowers. The process is fairly simple and fun — A great activity to do with children.

November 6, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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New Fall-Planted Bulbs Now Available

We’re always looking to carry as many unique varieties as possible and are excited to have just added a dozen new Fall Bulbs available to plant now! Whether you’re looking for deer-resistant Daffodils, easy-to-grow Camassia, or Wild Tulips, we have it all!

November 2, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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New Collections: Customer Combinations

We’re excited to have taken several of our favorite customer combinations and created collections based off of them, making it easy for you to get their look in your garden! All of these collections are extremely easy to grow and can be planted in the fall for spring blooms. We hope you enjoy!

October 17, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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