Five Fall Flowers To Plant Now

Fall In Love With Your Autumn Garden It was around the same time last year that we recommended you start preparations for your fall garden because the autumn growing season requires you to take early action. You can’t just wake up one October morning and decide to plant. The time to plant fall flowers is […]

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Invite Hummingbirds To Your Garden

For gardeners and bird watchers alike, the visit of a hummingbird to your garden is a rare treat. However, what if we told your these occasional visits could become more frequent. Depending on where you live, hummingbirds have the potential of becoming your new neighbors. With an abundance of nectar-filled flowers and an open landscape […]

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Health Benefits of Flowers

With the many stresses of everyday life, a bouquet of flowers can do someone a world of good. Beyond their looks and sweet scents, there are a whole host of health benefits that flowers can offer. From easy breathing to mental health, what is it about flowers that gives us a health boost? Easy Breathing […]

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Flowers That Grow In The Shade

Plant lovers want to take advantage of every square foot of their yards. That being said, what if you have a shady corner or your whole yard is covered in shade from large trees? Many people think that if they have a shady yard that they have no choice but to have a foliage garden. […]

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Flowers for Allergy Sufferers

  Allergies can easily turn people into flower haters. Many flowers can bring an onslaught of symptoms. You may pass through the most fragrant of gardens and prepare yourself for a sneezing attack. However, there are many, many flowers that should not cause any allergy problems. Individuals do not need to cringe when they receive […]

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Tips For A Better Spring Garden

For those dreaming of spring, you may be checking the ground for signs of life starting early February. Spring can be unpredictable. From warm sunny days to days on the brink of frost, you need a garden that can withstand the cold weather. For others, you simply need a headstart getting your garden back in shape. […]

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The Meaning of Rose Colors

You may hear that a rose is a rose is a rose. While still a poetic sentiment, there is actually more meaning behind the color of the flowers you choose. The concept of assigning symbolic meaning to rose color has existed since ancient times. In Western civilization, the Victorian Era popularized the idea of communicating through […]

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Keeping Cut Flowers Fresh

  There is nothing more beautiful than a vase overflowing with beautiful flowers. A fresh bouquet can cheer up any space and leave a lasting impression. You’ll want to enjoy them for as long as possible, but the sad truth is that flowers don’t last forever. You may be discouraged when your flowers start to […]

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Reblooming Holiday Poinsettias

With the holiday’s approaching, you may be thinking about getting one of the most popular holiday flowers. The poinsettia’s familiar red color (and other flashier colors) have decorated homes for decades. In addition to their general care, you may wonder what to do with your plant once the holidays are over. Caring for your poinsettia […]

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Behind the Tradition: Holly and Ivy

Holly and icy are familiar, though understated, holiday plants. Used to adorn homes during the winter and holiday season, holly and ivy have been a staple in homes since long before the birth of Christianity. In modern days, we use holly and ivy as decorative accents in our homes to freshen the air and add […]

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