Should I Trim Back Hostas After the First Freeze?

Preparing your perennials for winter is essential if you want to see healthy blooms in the spring. Fortunately, some plants are very low-maintenance and …
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5 Simple Tasks to Make Your Yard Look Fab This Fall

Don't put away your garden gloves just yet. Fall is officially here, and there's still yard work to be done! Not only does lawn maintenance keep your yard …
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The Conservation Benefits of Xeriscaping

Those of us who don't live in drought-prone areas or desert regions might use water without giving it much thought. Water, however, is a precious resource …
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Fall Is Planting Time for Trees, Shrubs & Perennials

So you think it’s too late in the year to plant or transplant trees, shrubs and perennial plants in your garden? Well, the good news is that it isn’t. …
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Simple Tips for Designing and Planting Fall Flower Bulbs

Bulbs are the gateway to the garden. Plant them now and forget about them. By the time spring rolls around, the garden will be full of buds ready to blossom.
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Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal with Flowers

Enhance your home's curb appeal with flowers - You've put time and thought into designing a welcoming entryway, but what about your front lawn? When guests …
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Celebrate National Blueberry Month

Celebrate National Blueberry Month with Recipes, and Planting Tips Pancakes, tarts, pies, we love adding blueberries to any recipe. And we’re not alone.  The …
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New Year's Resolution: Healthy Eating for All (so)...Go for the Garden!

Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert The holidays are receding from view, and the excitement of the new year is brimming with healthy options for your …
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Beginners Guide to Gardening: Harvesting Those Fall Veggies

The fall gardening season is coming to an end, and you probably have plenty of delicious vegetables to keep you busy processing and freezing for weeks to come. …
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Plant Fall Bulbs Now for Spring Color

The growing season never ends, and you may be surprised to discover that fall is the perfect time to start thinking about your spring gardens! This cooler …
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Harvest Time: Which Perennials are Best to Plant in the Fall?

If you haven't already started planning your gardens for next year, now is the time to get started. Why? Because now is the best time to plant many perennials, …
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Bundle Up Your Garden

  Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert After the winter of 2013-2014, many of us want to be more vigilant to protect our precious trees and perennials from …
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