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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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How To Make Container Plants From Perennials – Add Beauty & Charm, For Free!

This week’s how-to garden article and corresponding podcast are all about using perennials to make stunning container plants!  When it comes to containers, hanging baskets, and potted plants, most people usually think of using annual plants. While flowers such as begonias, impatiens, and petunias all make perfect annual choices for container growing, they can certainly …

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The Amazing Perennial That Blooms All Summer Long – How To Grow Blanket Flower!

Blanket Flower is an incredibly easy to grow perennial that can fill your flowerbeds will stunning blooms and color. Even better, unlike most flowering perennials, it can keep on blooming all summer long! Blanket Flower, or Gaillardia as it is officially known, is native to both North and South America. Its compact, bouquet-like foliage and …

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How To Grow Gladiolus – Add Massive Flowering Blooms To Flowerbeds!

Have you ever considered growing gladiolus in your flowerbeds? With their striking tall stems and multiple colorful blooms, gladiolus flowers are a great addition to any landscape – and to flower displays, too! Gladiolus is a great option if you are lacking space but still want to add a splash of soaring color to your …

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How To Grow Everblooming Roses – Easy Care Knock Out Varieties!

The sweet fragrance of rose blooms is the perfect addition to any garden. However, traditional roses can be a bit finicky to grow and maintain. That’s why growing everblooming roses are an excellent alternative, and why they are known as the easy-care rose bush!  Everblooming roses, also known as knock out roses, were created by …

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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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The Best Perennials To Grow In The Shade – Expand Your Growing Areas!

Looking for the best perennials to grow in the shade portions of your yard? While most plants thrive in full sun, there are a few plants that actually need shade in order to grow and flourish. And today, we showcase 6 such shade loving plants perfect for growing in the less-sunny areas of your landscape. …

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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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How To Grow Daffodils – Plant This Fall For Big Blooming Spring Flowers!

The beautiful trumpet-shaped blooms of a daffodil are such a wonderful indication of the arrival of spring. They make a great addition to any garden when you want to see bright colors before most other plants even begin to grow. You can easily learn how to grow daffodils in your own landscape, all by following …

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