Jeanne Weed Woes
April 13th, 2011
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by Jeanne

Let me ask you this: Is anyone – and I mean anyone – a fan of weeds? I’m not talking about wildflowers, and neither am I talking about dandelions. Dandelions elicit another reaction entirely, none too good. No, I’m talking …

janet Must-have Plants
April 11th, 2011
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by janet

Scilla, also known as Siberian squill, are my favorite early-spring flower. They’re one of the few truly blue flowers and look amazing in mass plantings; at one of the grand old homes in town, Scilla cover the huge rolling lot …

amy Pot in Pot Gardening
April 10th, 2011
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by amy

Do you ever wonder how the greenhouses you go visit keep everything looking picture perfect? They probably utilize a method that I like to call “Pot in Pot”. Although you may not see it, many of the potted items are …

by amy

Springtime means dividing the garden! I love this early season chore. Things have started to peek through the ground, and I can clearly see what needs dividing. Because of the garden notebook, my sights are set on making the most …

by margaret

Spring is officially here and bulbs are pushing their way up from the ground and blooming while leaves are budding on the stems of perennials. I love to walk around my garden and spot the daffodils and grape hyacinths popping …

janet Tulip Time
April 4th, 2011
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by janet

I bought a pot filled with spring bulbs and enjoyed watching the daffodils, hyacinth and tulips bloom. Outside, my tulips are sticking up a couple of inches, but it will be awhile before I see them flower. Tulips are a …

carole A Wall of Daffodils
April 1st, 2011
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by carole

If you think back to the times when you were happiest, you might remember a plant in the background. A tree, a shrub, a particular stand of flowers, or maybe a houseplant or two. Duplicating that in your environment can …

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by Jeanne

This weekend, I tackled the fall garden chore I dream the most: garden clean up.  Deadheading, weed pulling, raking…it never seems to end. Five hours and blistered hands later, my work revealed a new patch of ground ready for planting …

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