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How To Prepare Your Rhododendrons For Winter – Simple Fall Care Tips!

Today’s article is about how to prepare your rhododendrons for winter. Although rhododendrons tend to be quite hardy, a little bit of autumn care can really help them to bloom better than ever next year. Rhododendrons provide amazing beauty and elegance to the landscape. And not just when in bloom, but in late summer, fall …

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How To Plant Dogwood Trees – Add Incredible Four Season Interest!

When it comes to planting and maintaining dogwood trees in your landscape, a few key tips can go a long way to keeping your trees growing healthy and strong, year after year. Dogwood trees are well-known and revered for their beautiful pink, white or reddish flowers. As they come into full bloom in early to …

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How To Use Worm Castings – The Best Fertilizer For Flowers & Veggies!

When you use worm castings on annuals, vegetables, potted plants, hanging baskets and perennials – good things happen! Worm castings have become a popular choice for home gardeners looking for an all natural solution to fertilizing. And with good reason, they work incredibly well! Not only are they 100 percent organic, they also contain the …

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How To Fertilize Sweet Corn In The Garden For Your Best Crop Ever!

If you grow sweet corn, you might be surprised at just how much of a difference a dose or two of fertilizer, given at the right time, can make to your crop’s overall performance. Not only can it lead to healthier plants, but larger and more densely packed ears as well. There is simply nothing …

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What To Do With Your Peony Bushes After They Bloom – Peony Care 101!

Did you know that how you care for your peony bushes after they bloom can make a big difference in how they bloom and perform next year? Peony bushes are one of the most beautiful flowers to behold each and every spring. With large blooms exploding in vibrant color, they are a welcome sight after …

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How To Make Compost Tea – The Best All-Natural, Free Fertilizer Around!

When it comes to creating and using the best all-natural organic fertilizer right at home, it’s hard to beat compost tea. Especially when you consider you can easily make batch after batch at – all completely for free! Compost tea is an extremely fertile liquid solution that is simple to make by simply soaking compost …

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How To Grow Clematis – Add Vertical Flower Power To Your Landscape!

Growing clematis is a great way to add vertical foliage and stunning flowers to your landscape. And best of all, flowers that come back stronger year after year, all with little work! Clematis is a beautiful vining perennial with loads of colorful flower power. Perfect for adding long-term interest to arbors, trellises and fence lines, …

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How To Plant And Grow Salvia – An Easy Care Flower With Big Blooms!

Growing salvia is a great way to add long lasting color and blooms to your landscape. And all without the worry of attracting deer, rabbits or other pests that often ruin flowerbeds with their hungry appetites. Salvia’s foliage is actually offensive to many animals including deer. As a fellow member of the mint family, it’s …

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How To Grow Coral Bells – Plant The Perennial Hummingbirds Love!

If you are looking to add beautiful foliage, elegant blooms, and a steady stream of hummingbirds visiting your landscape – consider growing coral bells! The tall, wispy blooms of coral bells are a favorite of hummingbirds. The tiny flowers are perfect for the long, extended beaks of the fast moving bird. But they are also …

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How To Grow Azaleas – The Simple Secrets To Spring Blooming Success!

The sight of an azalea growing strong and blooming in full splendor is certainly one of the tell-tale signs spring has arrived. Azaleas are a flowering shrub that burst with color as spring hits full stride. In fact, their blooms can be so dense, it’s often hard to see the shiny foliage that lies beneath …

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