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Rose Garden

The rose garden is a tried and true beauty of landscapes, roses are one of the most widely cultivated garden shrubs. Known for their exquisite blooms and intoxicating fragrance the rose symbolizes love and passion throughout all cultures. There are over one hundred rose flower species known, and thousands of […]

2018-12-23T14:28:12-05:00Categories: Gardening|

Home Composting

Home composting is one of the best ways to add organic matter to your garden soil. Many people choose to make their own compost instead of buying it. This allows them to know exactly what goes into the product and also helps to cut down on food/green waste from their homes. […]

2018-03-16T22:57:16-04:00Categories: Gardening|

Butterfly Garden

A Butterfly Garden is very peaceful and cathartic. Sitting in the garden, enjoying the beautiful flowers and watching vibrantly colored butterflies flutter around, dancing on the breeze. Butterfly gardening is the art of planting species that will entice them into your yard, and is growing in popularity. With a few simple […]

2018-03-16T23:39:33-04:00Categories: Gardening|

Germinating Seeds

Germinating Seeds is great if you are looking to garden on a budget, or just feel the need to be completely self-sufficient. If either is the case, then starting seeds for your garden may be a great solution to consider. It does take more time and patience than buying seedlings from […]

2018-03-14T01:08:40-04:00Categories: Gardening|

Sunflower

Sunflower (Helianthus annus)

The sunflower can be spotted in yards and gardens across the United States. Growing sunflowers is simply as easy as sowing seeds and these beauties can make a stunning addition to gardens without being time and labor intensive.

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2018-02-27T02:19:26-05:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Garden Pests

Common Garden Bugs and How to Get Rid of Them

Garden pests and plant diseases can wreak havoc on flowers and plants creating an incredible amount of damage. While there is a time and place for the appearance of small, crawly creatures in our lives – bees that help pollinate flowers, […]

2018-10-29T00:33:13-04:00Categories: Gardening|

Zinnia Flowers

Zinnia flowers are a summer flower favorite of mine, and possibly a lot of other peoples too. What’s not to love with the warm colors, the bright green foliage, and of course the versatility these plants have to offer.

They are annual plants that are as easy to grow as they are […]

2017-08-30T14:28:28-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Yarrow Plant

Yarrow plant (Achillea) is a perennial flower that begins to bloom in the middle of summer. If taken care of properly, they will continue to grow until the end of summer. Don’t worry! They are easy to care for.

While planting Yarrow, be sure to space the plants about a foot apart. […]

2018-03-14T01:31:24-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Wormwood Plant

Wormwood plant (Artemisia) is a perennial shrub that grows in the summer months. While it has been known to grow from spring all the way to fall, it is primarily seen all throughout the summer season.

This shrub is mainly grown for its foliage. The foliage from this shrub is really lovely. […]

2017-08-25T12:11:40-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis) is a winter shrub that has a very nice fragrance due to its yellow/reddish flowers. You usually do not see this shrub growing until towards the end of winter.

This plant can get as tall as 20 feet! Though some can also only reach about 6 feet high. Though […]

2017-08-25T12:34:21-04:00Categories: Winter Flowers and Plants|
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