What’s The Deal With Nutsedge?!

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When given the topic of “What’s the Deal with Nutsedge?,” I found that I was asking myself the same thing… What actually is the deal with it? I didn’t know what it was, what it looked like, if it had a peculiar smell or not, or even where it grows. After some research and long […]

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The Art of Watering

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I suggest that watering is 90 percent art and 10 percent science. Many of you will disagree, and I’m okay with that. If watering were all science, then there would only be one way… a right way. There are actually many ways to water plants – some, of course, are better than others – but […]

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Think Outside the Box – The Beauty of Boxwoods

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Boxwoods are one of the oldest garden ornamentals known to man. In fact, boxwoods have been cultivated since at least 4000 BC as an ornamental plant in Egypt. Praised for their versatility, durability, and low-maintenance attitude, these evergreens are the backbone to many landscapes and gardens around the world. In The United States, the first […]

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Let’s Celebrate the 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year!

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Did you know that June is Perennial month? Already planted flowers are blooming and greenhouses are overflowing with beautiful plants just waiting to be planted. This is the perfect time to celebrate perennials. The 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year is: (drumroll please!) Geranium xcantabrigiense ‘Biokovo!’ Otherwise commonly known as ‘Biokovo geranium’ or ‘cranesbill Biokovo.’ […]

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The Basics of Fertilizing

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While fertilizing may not be the most glamorous gardening task, it pays to know the basics of why, what, how, and when to fertilize your plants. When done so properly, and just the way the plants like it, they tend to reward us handsomely with bountiful blossoms, fabulous foliage, and victorious vegetables. Think of it […]

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