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You Just Bought a House: Now What?

Homebuying is never a simple, cut-and-dry process, but when you finally sign the papers on the house of your dreams, the feeling of excitement takes over. If you’re nodding your head to this, there’s a good chance you just recently went through it. In which case—congrats to you! Moving into a new home is so […]

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Amethyst in Snow: Get to Know This Uniquely-Named Perennial

It’s time for us to delve yet again into the world of uniquely named flowers. If you recall, we previously rounded up our favourite plants with funny names. Then, we introduced you to spurges—another neat plant with a curious name. And now, we’re going to introduce you to another one of our favourite varieties, one […]

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6 Surprising Facts About Spurges

Spurges. It’s a funny name, right? Not to be confused with sponges, spurges are actually an interesting perennial that are super simple to care for, so they would make a great addition to any gardener’s collection! To help you get more acquainted with this plant and its fascinating foliage, we thought it would be a […]

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How to Use Feng Shui in Your Garden Design

Feng Shui… You may have heard of it, but how much do you really know about it? To start off with the basics, Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art and science that originated more than 3,000 years ago. It relates to the orientation of things and how they affect the flow of energy. So, […]

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How to Get Your Year-Round Indoor Herb Garden Started

Have you ever thought about starting an indoor herb garden? Perhaps you live in a city or in a small space, and you don’t have the option to grow your own veggies over a couple acres. Heck, you don’t even have a yard! Instead, you have either the indoors or a balcony of sorts to […]

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6 Easy Ideas for Decorating with Succulents

Still working on that Instagram-worthy interior? To complement your ever-cool air plants, we have another great idea for decorating with plants: bring on the succulents! These drought-resistant plants have been trendy for the past year or so, and for good reason—they’re very easy to care for, look awesome, and they are perfect for small spaces. […]

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Pantone color of the year 2018: Ultra Violet!

As we begin a new year of gardening, it’s only natural to start wondering which fresh planting ideas you might try this year. Especially if you’re ready for more colour in your life, we have a genius idea to get you started with your gardening success this year. Pantone, the “world-renowned authority on color,” always […]

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