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Three pictures of different types of flowers, perennials, annuals, and biennials.

The Difference Between Annuals, Perennials, and Biennials

November 8, 2021  |  Annuals, Perennials

Every gardener wants a vibrant, diverse garden, but not every gardener has the time, or skill level, to tend to the most high-maintenance plants. A garden full of lush, exotic flowers may bring you

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A hand sprinkles fertilizer on soil.

Different Types of Fertilizers and Their Environmental Impact

October 4, 2021  |  Annuals, Fertilizer, Lawns, Perennials

Fertilizers for Your Garden   Gardeners often complain that they can’t keep their plants alive or that they are cursed with the “touch of death.”    While it is true that some plants do die

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A gloved hand puts a plant into a small pot.

How to Safely Repot your Plants

September 6, 2021  |  Annuals, Houseplants

Repotting your Overgrown Houseplant  As any houseplant enthusiast will tell you, it can be all too easy to kill your house plant. You can kill it with neglect or otherwise kill it with kindness (overwatering, too

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coneflower

Coneflowers

August 18, 2021  |  Perennials

Let's talk about one of the most popular perennials around.... Echinacea (more commonly know as Coneflower) are a particularly nice native plant. The native purple coneflower now has many fancy hybrid cousins in all

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Why Are My Shoes Orange!

August 11, 2021  |  Lawns

Last evening when I was watering a few things in the landscape, I suddenly noticed my shoes and my hose were coated in an orangish powder. What this means is that my lawn has a fungus called Rust. The up and down

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Cilantro Pesto

April 30, 2018  |  recipes

A twist on pesto, this version incorporates sour cream at the end to become a delcious sauce for fish tacos or marinated grilled steak. Try it as a dip for shrimp cocktail, too. For a classic pesto, eliminate the sour

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