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… let’s look at the basics of designing landscapes with wildlife in mind, starting with food sources. Whether you are drawn to nectar-lovers like…
The best season for observing change is autumn, but for many of us, fall is really fleeting. We need plants that make the most of these precious weeks!
I’ve made some fun plant combinations to get you headed in a new direction. These trios have year-round appeal…
We did the hard work for you here so you just need to plant and enjoy these picture-perfect autumn centered combos for years to come.
As you walk through your garden this fall, you might have similar feelings. The itch for change! So, let’s get to the bottom of transplanting.
… you’ll be transplanting plenty of things over your time as a gardener. Hopefully, this quick 9-step how-to will make the process a little easier.
Living in a cold climate can be dull, but the plants in your garden don’t have to be! You might be surprised at just how
To really thrive, a brand new shrub deserves a little more attention and, sometimes, an adjustment of expectations. Let’s walk through the entire process
September 21st, 2022 By now, panicle hydrangeas are at their peak, bigleaf and mountain hydrangeas have shown their true colors, and smooth hydrangeas are mellowing
Let’s talk plainly about why and how hydrangeas change color. I’d like to go over each of the main types of hydrangeas…
Even in the smallest space you can still have a beautiful garden Are you aching for your own plot of land in order to start
September 7th, 2022 Gardening is multitasking! One walk through the garden allows us to both enjoy our successes and decide what needs some tweaking. So,
It is tempting to plant a hydrangea in a full sun spot, but unless you’re happy to run an experiment you might want to know just how to have success. Let’s touch on the three things…
If you thought spring was the best season for planting, you’re not alone. However, there are so many good reasons to plant shrubs, trees, and perennials in the fall instead.
Late summer can be rough on plants, whether they burn up or just stop blooming altogether. Here are three of the gorgeous late summer bloomers.
How do you get more beauty with less work? You grow plants that rebloom! Better yet, plants that rebloom without deadheading.
Even though summer is full of flowers, sometimes we simply want more. Thankfully there are flowering shrubs that rebloom (flowering first on old wood and then again on new wood) or those that put on a continuous show.
Planting in summer. Being surrounded by beautiful plants in beautiful gardens often results in a pesky inspirational itch. Even if you’re a seasoned gardener and you know that it involves extra work
Although it’s not necessary to deadhead Proven Winners ColorChoice butterfly bushes, you can do it to give them a tidier appearance. For older varieties of butterfly bush…
This week in the garden I’ve been seeing a bit of a drought. Some plants are rising to the occasion, while others are flopping from the stress.