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Ornamental Grasses: The Life and Personality of Every Garden

Ornamental Grasses: The Life and Personality of Every Garden

By on May 15, 2018 in Gardening | 0 comments

If you want something that is going to last in your garden the entire year, you should consider ornamental grasses. They provide an array of sizes, texture, and color to your garden. Ornamental grasses can be the focal point of your gardens, or you can use them simply for screening and privacy. They can be mixed in with plants and shrubs with dramatic results.

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Fertilizing Flower and Vegetable Gardens

Fertilizing Flower and Vegetable Gardens

By on Mar 23, 2018 in Gardening | 0 comments

Reading the “nutritional information” on a bag of fertilizer is not so mystifying because, thankfully, there are certain rules that the makers of fertilizer must follow when they label their products. Almost always there will be three numbers, separated by dashes, on the front label (for example, 5-5-10). These denote the three nutrients that are of...

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Growing Happy Bromeliads in Indoor Pots and Gardens

Growing Happy Bromeliads in Indoor Pots and Gardens

By on Mar 7, 2018 in Gardening | 0 comments

A common hardy type of gift plant, bromeliads are often tough plants that require little care. However, many types of bromeliads exist, so you have to ensure that you get a hardy variety like the Queen’s Tears bromeliad.¬†Above all, bromeliads are sensitive to overwatering and must be watered according to the needs of each individual type of bromeliad plant.

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What Are Bedding Plants and How to Grow Them

What Are Bedding Plants and How to Grow Them

By on Feb 19, 2018 in Gardening | 0 comments

December through March is the time many gardeners begin growing their own bedding plants. This not only gives the gardener something to do while Jack Frost is furiously howling outdoors, but it can also be economical and a source of satisfaction. There are many definitions of bedding plants and I’ll give you the one that seems to work best. Bedding plants are...

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