Ultimate Evening Garden Party

Must Haves for the Ultimate Evening Garden Party

Enjoying a beautiful garden is not just for the daylight hours. Gardens are made to be filled with the laughter and love of good friends. They’re a place to create happy memories! When the weather turns balmy and we don’t have to run inside for fear of catching frostbite as the sun goes down, our […]

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rabbits

How To Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden

A beautiful flower garden attracts many types of wildlife to the yard. Nature lovers often say that’s one of their greatest benefits! However, some of our furry friends cause big problems in our garden beds. Rabbits, cute as they are, cause a lot of damage to our gardens when they eat tender shoots and flowers. […]

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Gardening Health Benefits

If you’re anything like me, you probably love spending quality time in your garden each year! Gardening never fails to make us feel optimistic, happy and alive. However, did you know that there are studies indicating gardening has positive health benefits? In addition to your physical and mental health, gardening can also boost your learning […]

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Illuminating Yellow – Pantone’s 2021 Color Of The Year

Say hello to 2021! We’re already a few weeks into a brand new year. I hope you’re feeling as hopeful and optimistic about the future as I am! Have you started thinking about bright, uplifting color schemes for 2021? I’m planning to utilize Illuminating Yellow in my upcoming garden designs. It’s been named one of […]

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Here Are Five Fall Gardening Tips

Ah…autumn! The leaves are beginning to change colors and lazily drift from their branches to form an orange, yellow and red carpet on the ground. The breeze has grown cool and crisp and the scent of pumpkin-spice has begun to fill the air. Our gardens are bursting with color from the fall-blooming perennials planted earlier […]

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growing hibiscus

A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Perennial Hibiscus

You might recognize hibiscus flowers from postcards titling tropical locations such as “Greetings from Florida!” or “Aloha from Hawaii!” And while hibiscus are definitely hardy, heat-loving garden show-stoppers, there’s a little bit more you might not know about these large, bell-shaped, pink, white and red flowers. Have you heard of perennial hibiscus? Here’s a quick […]

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All About Perennial Mums

Summer has arrived! I hope you are enjoying the warm weather and your gardens bursting with all of the colors of the season. I enjoy taking in the sights and smells of our garden beds while our pollinator friends come to visit! Have you begun thinking about perennial mums? Once the weather turns cool and […]

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Prepare garden for spring

Spring Garden Checklist

It’s safe to say that most of us are ready for spring to make its warm entrance in a few weeks. There is no doubt the winter blues can take a toll on anyone, even your plants. Perhaps some of your perennials have gone dormant for the winter, or your annuals have ended their life […]

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