Flowers 101

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Celosia 101

Celosia: A Fall Flower You'll Celebrate Typically in Fall you're not thinking about your garden blooming but fading in anticipation ...
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Dahlias 101

Dahlias 101

Summer Gardening Woes Summer is one of those seasons where you don't know what to expect so you expect the ...
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Caladiums 101

Caladiums: Heart of Jesus These large heart shaped leaves are known by many nicknames such as elephant ears (like its ...
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Lobelia 101

Lobelia 101

Lobelia: An Abundant Bloomer Many people love flowers but they don't always have the time or resources to properly tend ...
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Alstroemeria 101

Alstroemeria 101

Alstroemeria: A Bountiful Bloomer For Every Garden It's no secret that people love lilies–the fourth most popular flower worldwide–for their ...
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Azaleas 101

Azaleas 101

Azaleas: A Whimsical Addition To Any Garden As you prepare for the Easter season, your mind may immediately wander to ...
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Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas: The Ultimate Garden Showstopper A popular plant for the spring/Easter season is that pom pom-like flower we all know ...
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Chrysanthemums 101

Chrysanthemums 101

When fall arrives, it can be hard to watch all of your beautiful summer blooms die off. However, fall also ...
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Petunias 101

Petunias can offer long-term color for summer gardens and brighten dreary landscapes with their pastels and bright colors. Petunias are one ...
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Begonias 101

Begonias 101

Begonias are an annual plant that can provide beauty to any garden. They come in a variety of colors and ...
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Behind The Tradition

Behind the Tradition: Mistletoe

Behind the Tradition: Mistletoe

The Christmas season is renowned for its traditions, from lighted trees to gorgeous holiday wreaths and poinsettias, to holly, ivy, ...
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Behind the Tradition: Holly and Ivy

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 ...
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Behind the Tradition: Roses

Behind the Tradition: Roses

As Valentine's day approaches, the feeling of love is in the air. Here's a look behind one of the biggest ...
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Behind the Tradition: Christmas Wreaths

Did You Know? The ancient Druids are the first society in known history to have worn holly and mistletoe. They believed ...
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Behind the Tradition: Poinsettias

Behind the Tradition: Poinsettias

Did You Know? Poinsettia plants are native to Central America, especially an area of southern Mexico known as "Taxco del ...
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Behind The Tradition: Easter Lilies

Behind The Tradition: Easter Lilies

“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin and yet Solomon in ...
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Seasonal Flowers & Gardening Tips

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Fall Mulching

Bonfires and pumpkins and pansies, oh my! Fall has finally arrived which means winter is in the not-to-distant future. As ...
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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 ...
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Invite Hummingbirds To Your Garden

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 ...
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Health Benefits of Flowers

Health Benefits of Flowers

With the many stresses of everyday life, a bouquet of flowers can do someone a world of good. Beyond their ...
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Flowers That Grow In The Shade

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 ...
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Flowers for Allergy Sufferers

Flowers for Allergy Sufferers

Allergies can easily turn people into flower haters. Many flowers can bring an onslaught of symptoms. You may pass through ...
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Tips For A Better Spring Garden

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 ...
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The Meaning of Rose Colors

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 ...
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Keeping Cut Flowers Fresh

Keeping Cut Flowers Fresh

There is nothing more beautiful than a vase overflowing with beautiful flowers. A fresh bouquet can cheer up any space ...
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Reblooming Holiday Poinsettias

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 ...
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How to Make Your Pumpkins Last Longer

How to Make Your Pumpkins Last Longer

Now that Autumn has arrived full force, it's time to pull out all of those Fall decorations! And what is ...
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End of Summer Gardening

End of Summer Gardening

It's August! Some of your plants are still growing and full of color, so you may think the only thing ...
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Show Us Your Garden

Show Us Your Garden

We pride ourselves on growing outstanding quality flowering plants. That's why we want to see all of your beautiful blooms ...
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Start Your Summer Garden!

Summer is here! This means long, hot days and bright, cherry gardens! Does your garden still need something extra to ...
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Why Do We Need Bees?

Why Do We Need Bees?

The disappearance of bees should not be taken lightly. Researchers are struggling to find out what exactly is causing the ...
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Mixing Potted Plants Together

Mixing Potted Plants Together

Don't Limit Your Pots to Just One Plant Pots with one type of plant inside adds a pop of color ...
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Ten Plants That Will Survive in Your Tiny Apartment

Ten Plants That Will Survive in Your Tiny Apartment

Looking to switch up your household decor? Want to try some houseplants, but worried about care in your small apartment? ...
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Autumn Colors

Autumn in Western New York is one of the most beautiful times of the year. When we think about fall, ...
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Best Plants for Cool Temperatures

Best Plants for Cool Temperatures

Fall has arrived, and with it we will soon be seeing a drop in temperatures. But don't start putting your ...
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10 Easiest House Plants to Care For

10 Easiest House Plants to Care For

1. Pothos Why? This indoor plant absorbs and strips toxins like formaldehyde from materials in the home such as carpet. How? Pothos can ...
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Floral Symbolism

Floral Symbolism

In Victorian times, certain flowers had symbolic meaning because flower selection was often limited. People also tended to use symbolic ...
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Gardener's To-Do List: June Edition

Gardener’s To-Do List: June Edition

A Hardiness Zone is a geographically defined area in which a specific category of plant life is capable of growing, as ...
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Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

We may still be trying to dig ourselves out of the snow, but Spring will hit Buffalo any week now ...
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Spring & Easter Fundraising Program

Spring & Easter Fundraising Program

Spring is almost here! Offer some much needed color and life into your home with a Bengert's Greenhouse flower fundraiser. It’s ...
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