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May 18, 2017

 

mulch

Benefits Of Mulch

Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.

May 11, 2017

 

hanging baskets

Hanging Baskets

When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”

May 4, 2017

 

hardiness zones

Hardiness Zones

Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.

April 27, 2017

 

new to me

New To Me

So many options for displaying annuals, and I usually just stick them in a pot!

April 20, 2017

 

bee brain

Bumblebee Brains

Bees have brains that demonstrate social learning...

April 13, 2017

 

blue bottle gentian

Lavenders & Blues

Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.

April 6, 2017

 

dormancy

Dormancy

Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.

March 30, 2017

 

native shrub

Native Shrubs

We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.

March 23, 2017

 

Joseph Hooker

Joseph Dalton Hooker

Hooker had an enduring passion for plants and discovered many of the ones that grow in our gardens today.

March 16, 2017

 

wardian cases

Wardian Cases

These mini-greenhouses transformed the work of plant collectors world-wide!

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