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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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 the major star of Fall? Why, the pumpkin, of course! From giant pumpkins that can weigh hundreds of pounds to miniature pumpkins that fit in the palm of your hand, there is one for every […]

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Fall Flowers: Mad About Mums

When fall arrives, it can be hard to watch all of your beautiful summer blooms die off. However, fall also brings about the star of the fall flowers: the chrysanthemum. With so many varieties, there are plenty of ways to enjoy them, from planting yourself to decorating your home with them. Their blooms will last […]

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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 to do is to enjoy your garden, right? Wrong! It’s time to watch your garden and begin preparations for your fall garden. Keep alert for weeds that need to be pulled, plants that need care, and pests […]

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All About Petunias
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Petunias can offer long-term color for summer gardens and brighten dreary landscapes with their pastels and bright colors. Petunias are one of the most popular garden flowers. Not only are they inexpensive, but taking care of these beautiful flowers is simple and easy. Your garden will be filled with beautiful blooms that can last until autumn […]

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