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Gardening With A Purpose!

All the latest trends indicate that we as a society are doing our gardening with a purpose in mind – growing our own food, creating urban ‘green’ spots, planting flowers for bees & pollinators, reclamation and restoration, changing the esthetics … Continue reading

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Why Annuals Are a Must Have For Your Garden!

Don’t be just a perennial kind of person because you miss out on the wonderful aspect of annuals in your garden. Annuals are those that flower for only one year but they really are an essential part of your garden … Continue reading

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How Will A Warm Winter and Even Warmer Spring Effect My Gardens?

As many of us have experienced, the winter has been unusually mild with an extended period of warm temperatures and very little snow. Most of us have already seen some buds swelling in the trees, on garden plants or bulb … Continue reading

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In Today’s Cuisine Edible flowers Are ‘All That’

After being left by the wayside for many years, cooking and garnishing with flowers is back in style once again. Many chefs and innovative home cooks are garnishing their entrees with flower blossoms for a touch of elegance. The secret … Continue reading

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Drought Tolerant Perennials

Ask any experienced gardener and they will tell about different times when they have had issues with watering. You may never have had to worry about water shortages but sometimes even depending on spring rains at some point in certain … Continue reading

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How To Create Your Own Italian Herb Garden

Add pizzazz to your cooking by using your own home grown Italian herbs. Growing your own Italian herbs involves a few seeds, a dash of knowhow, and a pinch of patience. Mix the three together and you will soon have … Continue reading

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Strawberries – So Easy to Grow in Your Own Garden!

Strawberries are so yummy and who wouldn’t want to grow them right in their backyard? They are one of the easiest to grow fruit crops and will bring a huge reward to the home gardener as they produce ample harvests … Continue reading

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Cool Facts About the Visitors to Your Gardens – We bet there’s at least one of them you didn’t know!

We all get wildlife visitors to our gardens.  While we all have certain likes and dislikes regarding who might be visiting our garden, we should all try and enjoy god’s creations – just as long as they are not eating … Continue reading

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Creating A Butterfly Garden – Easy How To Information

Everyone loves butterflies and as they flit around your garden visiting all the flower treasures, it is enchanting to watch. Butterflies are just about as beautiful to look at as the flowers that attract them. Let’s talk about creating a … Continue reading

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PERENNIALS – The Mainstay of Your Gardens

PERENNIAL EDUCATION What Are Perennials? Technically, perennials are plants that live and bloom for more than 2 years. This is in contrast to annuals that live for one year and die. Some varieties of perennials are short-lived (lasting 3-4 years) … Continue reading

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