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Hanging Basket Care – How To Keep Your Baskets Flowering All Summer!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about hanging basket care – or more importantly, how to keep them flowering and gorgeous all summer long! It’s true that hanging baskets and containers add instant color and interest to your landscape and property. But for many gardeners, by mid-summer, many of their gorgeous baskets start …

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How To Deadhead Annuals & Perennials – Have Healthier Plants & More Blooms!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to deadhead annuals & perennials. Doing this simple procedure can make a huge difference in both the health of your plants and how well and how often they bloom! Contrary to what you might think, deadheading doesn’t only affect the blooming power of your flowers …

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How To Create A Butterfly Garden – Plants & Tips For Attracting Butterflies

Creating a butterfly garden is a great way to not only add visual interest to your property but also create a wonderful space that will attract and sustain all life cycles of these beautiful pollinators!  Butterflies are fun to watch flutter around, but they are also very beneficial to both vegetable and flower gardens. Butterflies …

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How To Keep Cosmos Blooming Strong – From Spring Until Fall!

Cosmos are one of the easiest and beautiful annual flowers to grow from seeds, and with just a few basic tips, you can keep them healthy and blooming all season long.  These daisy-like flowers are quick to impress. They can go from seed to flowering plant in just two short months. But without a little …

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How To Grow Annual Flowers From Seed – 4 Beautiful Annuals That Grow Fast!

There’s no doubt about it – there’s just something so rewarding about directly sowing seeds into the soil and seeing beautiful annual flowers start to emerge and grow!  Whether you are adding to your already established flowerbeds, or are looking to add some color and fragrance to your landscape, the four great annual flowers featured …

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The Amazing Beauty Of Dianthus – How To Plant & Grow Dianthus Flowers

There’s no doubt that the amazing beauty and unique fragrance of the genus dianthus make it a perfect choice for gardens and raised flowerbeds!  Imagine walking through a garden and getting a subtle sweet but spicy scent that is similar to cinnamon and cloves. You find whatever flower might be putting off such a unique …

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The Beauty Of Creeping Phlox – How To Plant & Maintain Creeping Phlox!

Creeping phlox is the perfect choice for adding a vibrant ground covering perennial to your landscape – not only does it add lasting beauty and a light, airy light fragrance to your yard, it also happens to be extremely easy to plant, grow and maintain! Whether you have an open wide location or an area …

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How To Grow Spider Plants – The Easiest Houseplant Around To Maintain!

Not only are they attractive with their long, cascading foliage, but spider plants also happen to be one of the easiest plants to grow and maintain when you follow a few basic “how-to” tips. And contrary to their name, spider plants aren’t creepy at all. In fact, they make excellent houseplants! Spider plants are one …

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How To Grow A Peacock Plant Indoors – A Houseplant Worth The Effort!

Officially known as Calathea makoyana, a peacock plant is a beautiful evergreen perennial that is incredible to grow as a houseplant indoors. While it isn’t the best choice for a novice grower, if you follow a few simple tips, you can grow and enjoy this stunning houseplant for many years to come! The peacock plant …

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Christmas Cactus Care – A Beautiful & Festive Holiday Blooming Plant!

While there aren’t too many plants that flower during the cold holiday seasons, the Christmas cactus is one plant that will! And the best part of all, with a little simple care and maintenance, you can keep your Christmas cactus beautiful for many years to come. In fact, a Christmas cactus can live between 20 …

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