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Your Complete Guide to Growing Winter Herbs

January 8, 2024  |  Growing Herbs, Indoor Herbs, Tips and Tools, Winter

For many people, winter is the one time of year when gardening is a no-go. But it doesn't have to be that way. Even in the winter, you can practice both indoor and outdoor gardening. How? By growing hardy herbs, of course! 

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Winterizing Your Garden: A Complete Guide

October 2, 2023  |  Garden Winterization, Tips and Tools

Is your garden ready for winter? Cool air, crispy leaves, and weekends spent at pumpkin patches are already upon us. Snow and frigid chills are soon to follow! 

The time to winterize your garden is now! Winterizing ensures that your soil is ready for the next growing season so that next year's plants and flowers will thrive. You can think of winterization as the closing chapter in your yearly gardening story. 

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Edible Squash: How to Grow It & Tips for Success

September 4, 2023  |  Edible Squash, Tips and Tools, Vegetables

This fall you will enjoy the fruits of your summer garden labor. From flowers to vegetables, there are hundreds of different plants you can grow right in your backyard.  

You can even grow plants that are perfect for fall in your home garden. One of the most accessible fall plants is edible squash. 

Edible squash is a great fall treat that not only adds an enchanting splash of yellow, orange, and green to your yard but also brings a tasty treat to your table that the whole family will love.

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A pink resurrection lily with the text "Beautiful August Bulbs: Lycoris Bulbs (Resurrection Lilies)"

Beautiful August Bulbs: Lycoris Bulbs (Resurrection Lilies)

We all love the beautiful flowers that bloom in spring and summer, dazzling us with their vibrant colors and pleasant scents. However, too often forgotten are those stunning flowers that save their beautiful blooms for the late months of summer or early autumn.  One of the most vibrant August blooms are Lycoris bulbs, also known as Dancing Ladies, Naked Ladies, Spider Lilies, the Surprise Lily, or Resurrection Lilies.

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Get a Head Start on Your Spring Garden with These Five Tips

Spring is right around the corner and that means it is time to jump headfirst into the gardening season.  

 

Now is the perfect time to start planning your garden, so you can take full advantage of the growing season.  

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Fun Garden Activities to do with Your Kids

July 4, 2022  |  Garden Activities, Tips and Tools

There is nothing more fun for young children than outdoor activities they can do with their parents. One of the best activities to introduce to your little ones is home gardening.  

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