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Traditional Christmas Plants and Flowers

Fun Facts About Christmas Plants

December 6, 2021  |  Christmas Plants and flowers, Winter

From Poinsettias to Mistletoe, some plants are undeniably associated with Christmas. They are often plants that reach their peak beauty in the winter and convey a sense of cheer for the Christmas season. Mostly they are associated with good luck, new beginnings, and kinship.  

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3 different main types of flowers.

The Difference Between Annuals, Perennials, and Biennials

November 8, 2021  |  Annuals, Perennials

There are three main types of flower-bearing plants: annuals, perennials, and biennials. Each type has its own commitment level, and a certain amount of planning is required for each. 

 

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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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