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    Peony Care in Fall

    Learn what peonies need for care in the fall to make sure they survive winter. The Peony is slowly gaining the popularity it deserves. There’s no denying that it is now the IT flower of the Spring and Summer seasons. But, since it is a perennial, how do you care for Peonies in the Fall […] More

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    How to Grow Dill

    Wondering how to grow dill in your garden? You’ll find it’s easy to grow and you’ll love having fresh dill for pickling and using in your cooking. I love the smell of dill in my garden! I also love using dill in my cooking and canning. Anethum graveolens, aka, Dill, is a perennial herb that […] More

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    Growing artichokes guide

    Growing artichokes is super easy to do. The taste of artichokes is mild and delicious or you can let your plant flower and the artichoke flowers are gorgeous. I probably say this for almost everything I grow, but I love growing artichokes! They are one of my favorites. When a few of the artichokes first […] More

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    Full Sun Perennials

    Planting full sun perennials in your yard and garden is a great way to fill in areas with beauty.  These flowers are beautiful and all love the sun.   Planting perennials in your flower garden is a great way to add a pop of color to your yard. But the best thing about perennials is that […] More

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    Best Plants that Repel Mosquitoes

    Ready to rid those pesky mosquitos once and for all? These are the best mosquito repellant plants to add to your yard and garden!  Summer months are wonderful, but they bring out insects and mosquitos quicker than you’re ready for. How many times have you felt like your outdoor time was cut short because of […] More

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    How to Grow Your Own Jam & Jelly Garden

    Having a jam and jelly garden in your backyard can provide the fruits and berries you need to make homemade jam and jelly. Growing your own food at home is a great way to improve the quality of food your family is getting and lower the overall cost. If you enjoy making your own jams […] More

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    Best Peony Growing Tips 🌺

    Best peony growing tips to grow the healthiest, most beautiful peony flowers. Peonies are one of the most popular garden plants.  They have beautiful and attractive fragrant flowers. These plants are perennial plants and can grow up to a maximum of 3-4 feet in size whereas some woody shrubs can go as long as 11-12 feet […] More

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    Grow an Amazing Salsa Garden

    Growing a salsa garden in your backyard is a great way to have the ingredients you need to make an amazing homemade salsa. Have you ever wanted to make your own salsa right out of the garden? Fresh homegrown salsa is amazing and homemade salsa from your late summer harvest is perfect for canning to […] More

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    Best Easy to Grow Flowers for Beginners 🌺

    Here are some easy to grow flowers for beginner gardeners or gardeners who can’t seem to grow flowers. There are numerous flowers that everybody should be able to grow. Since many of the most gorgeous flowers around often require little watering and even less daily tending to, there’s a good chance you too can have […] More

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    12 Gorgeous Night Blooming Flowers

    Adding a moon garden with night blooming flowers is a great way to have a unique and beautiful garden. There is nothing like walking outside into your garden all in bloom. Many avid gardeners design their gardens to feature different floral pairings and showcase plants that draw the eye and hold the person’s interest. Lots […] More

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    How, When, and Why to Prune Tomato Plants

    When growing any plant we always want it to yield bigger and better fruits and flowers. Other than giving plants love and care, you can also help them maintain better health and produce more by pruning regularly. Although tomatoes are one of the plants that don’t require pruning to thrive, it can help with disease […] More

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    13 Beautiful Black Perennial Flowers for a Unique Flower Garden

    Black flowers are definitely not something you see in most gardens. Or even what you think of when you think of the colors of flowers. Typically, we think of flowers as being bright, colorful, playful colors, such as red, purple, yellow, or pink. But after hearing about black flowers, it’s definitely something that piques your […] More

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