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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 · No Comments
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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 · No Comments
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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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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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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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How to Prepare Flower Gardens for Spring

Taking action in spring will give your garden the early boost it needs to look amazing throughout the seasons.

March 23, 2015 · Heather Viani · Comments Closed
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Peony Growing Tip: How to Prolong Cut Blooms

Peony blooms are some of the most rewarding, fragrant treats of the spring garden and make for amazing cut bouquets. Aren’t happy with the longevity of your blooms? Try our simple growing tip for longer-lasting cut flowers!

March 7, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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Pollinator Partnership Part II: Creating a Pollinator Habitat

In last week’s blog, we talked about our sponsorship of the Pollinator Partnership. This week we’ll outline specific varieties to add to your garden to create a habitat for pollinators.

January 27, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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