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3 Steps for a Perfect Spring Container Garden

After a long winter, spring’s arrival makes gardeners giddy. We’re ready to race outside, get our hands in the dirt, and create gorgeous gardens! However, for many areas, snow and freezing temperatures continue well past March 20, and the soil remains frozen. What’s an eager gardener to do? Plant a container garden! While tender annuals […]

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9 Perfect Perennials for Pollinators

Lovely, lush, beautifully designed gardens offer a great escape to relax and unwind–but nothing adds more tranquility to a garden than watching butterflies flit from flower to flower. If you’re a fan of pollinators (and who isn’t?), try adding pollinator-friendly perennials to your garden design plan. You’ll increase your garden pleasure even more when surrounded […]

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Gardening Trends to Try in 2019

A new year calls for new gardening goals. Why not add some new features and fun to your garden this year? Keeping up with gardening trends is an easy way to keep your gardening hobby fresh so you’ll never grow bored of your ever-changing outdoor oasis. Did you try any of the 2018 gardening trends […]

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Gardens in the Instagram Age: Top Tips for Taking Great Flower Photos

In today’s age of smartphones and Instagram, everyone’s a photographer. Especially when there’s something we’d like to show off—like our lovely garden—the desire to take photos grows. But just because your blooms look stunning in their natural habitat, doesn’t mean they’ll translate the same way through the lens. Whether you’re a  lifestyle blogger looking to […]

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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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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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Creative Ideas for Using Holiday Flowers to Decorate This Season

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by bringing nature’s wonder and beauty indoors this season. Yep, we’re talking about decorating with plants for the holidays! This year, we’re challenging you to dream beyond the poinsettias and other traditional holiday plants, and try some […]

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Shady Ladies: Which Perennial Flowers Flourish in Shade?

Many people tend to forget that a garden isn’t always sunny spots and bright blooms. For a garden that truly flourishes, it’s important that you pay attention to the areas that are a bit more under the radar… the shady spots. There are plenty of reasons one will want to plant in a shady area, […]

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