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My 3 Rules of Thumb When Planning with Spring Bulbs

Spring bulbs can prolong the flowering season profoundly. However, it takes some planning to make it successful. Here are three rules of thumb...

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These Bee-friendly Planting Combinations Bloom From Spring To Fall

This summer, I learned about BBM.

But what does the BBM mean? I'm glad you asked. It's an abbreviation for a bumblebee mile. Did you know that a...

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What You REALLY Need Before Planning Your Flowerbed

Where would you start if you had two rectangular planting areas over 1000 square feet / 100 square meters in total to fill with perennial flowers?...

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A Dark-colored Fence As A Backdrop For A Flowerbed

You might think that a dark wooden wall along the borderline of a small garden might feel restricting and make the backyard feel smaller,...

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3 Ways to Use Evergreens to Boost Your Garden All Year Round

Do you have evergreens in your garden? Either needle or broadleaf evergreen?

If your garden looks less than inspiring in winter, you might be...

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How To Rebloom Your Amaryllis Bulbs

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) is a glorious plant to gift and receive, and it brings the joy of Christmas to both the giver and the recipient.

The...

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How To Create A Flower Border With Year-round Interest

Have you ever wondered how to add year-round interest into your perennial flowerbeds? I know, I know. We love perennials and their abundant blooms....

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Essential Plants For Windy Gardens

Some gardens have challenging microclimates. One of them is very windy situations. The wind dries the soil and gives physical challenges to the...

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Flowering Plants For Dry Windy Conditions 

If you are not planting flowering perennials on your site because it’s windy, you’re missing out!

The truth is, you can plant flowers...

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The 5 Plant Categories You Need For Natural Garden Style

Being natural, looking natural, or having a natural style does sound so simple. Just be natural! However, how to be stylishly natural or create a...

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Two Things You Need Before Planting Your Garden In The Natural Style

You know the style you want, but how to make it stylishly happen? Yes... we're gonna dive into that.

Framework to keep it all together

First, you...

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Could Natural Planting Style Be For You?

The natural planting style feels carefree and maybe even a little bit wild. It speaks directly to our senses—no wonder the style has become...

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