Lobelia 101

Lobelia: An Abundant Bloomer Many people love flowers but they don’t always have the time or resources to properly tend a long-term garden. There are many species that require specific soil types, watering schedules, persistent pruning and upkeep. So for the beginner gardener seeking a vibrant bloom that will last from summer through the first […]

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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 distinct appearance as well as their symbolism. As you plant the seeds of your spring garden and comb your local greenhouse for stunning potted plants, consider the striking, Azalea-like blossoms of the Alstroemeria flower! Alstroemeria feature […]

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Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas: The Ultimate Garden Showstopper A popular plant for the spring/Easter season is that pom pom-like flower we all know and love: hydrangeas! Hydrangeas are a popular shrub because they are easy to care for, tolerate almost any soil, and grow all by themselves–a perfect flower for the beginner gardener! Although hydrangeas are traditionally favored […]

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Five Fall Flowers To Plant Now
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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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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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