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How To Plant & Grow Sedum – A Hardy Perennial With Stunning Fall Color!

When it comes to perennials that shine with fall color, it’s hard to beat the benefits of planting and growing Sedum. Sedum, also known as Stonecrop, is a hardy perennial that is both deer and drought resistant. And although it’s waxy, compact foliage brings excellent spring and summer interest to flowerbeds, it is in the …

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Hardy Geraniums – An All-Season Blooming Perennial For Your Landscape!

Hardy geraniums are a great choice for adding all-season blooming color and interest to the landscape. Not only are they low-maintenance, but these perennial geraniums are highly deer and drought resistant too. Perennial Geraniums vs. Annual Geraniums Perennial geraniums are a far cry from the annual variety many gardeners are familiar with. Annual geraniums are …

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Growing Coneflowers – The Perennial That Brings Birds, Bees & Butterflies!

Coneflowers are a wonderful perennial addition to the landscape, and grow easily with little need for long term maintenance. Even better, this nearly trouble-free plant is both deer and drought resistant as well! A member of the Daisy family, Coneflowers produce flowers with colorful petals that surround a rounded center seed cone. And that seed …

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Growing Bee Balm – The Perfect Perennial To Attract Bees & Butterflies!

If you are looking to attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies to your landscape, growing bee balm is the perfect plant for you! Native to North America, the hardy perennial is well-known for it’s gorgeous, spiking blooms – and those showy flowers just happen to be wonderful for attracting some of natures best pollinators too. It’s …

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3 Climbing Perennials Perfect For Growing Up Arbors, Fences & Pergolas

Nothing adds color, interest and beauty to an outdoor structure like climbing perennials! They are the perfect way to provide a canopy of shade underneath pergolas and arbors. Or, to add a living hedge of foliage and flowers to fences, porches, lean-to’s and more. Climbing perennials can even be used to disguise poles, posts, and …

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Growing Peony Bushes – How To Keep Peonies Blooming Year After Year

When it comes to growing peony bushes, there are a few key planting and maintenance tips that make all the difference in helping to keep bushes blooming big year after year. Peonies have one of the most intricate and attractive flowers you will ever find on a perennial plant. They have been admired and prized …

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Dividing Daylilies In Early Spring – How To Create More Plants With Ease!

Early spring is the perfect time for dividing daylilies! Not only does it help promote healthier growth, it’s also a great way to gain additional plants for your landscape. And all for free! Daylilies are a great choice for the home landscape. They add a big burst of colorful blooms and foliage to flowerbeds, and …

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Growing Gooseberries – How To Plant, Grow & Maintain This Unique Fruit!

Growing gooseberries are a great way to add a little unique flavor to your home landscape, and a lot more Vitamin C to your diet in the process! Although perhaps not as well known as other home-grown fruits, gooseberries are actually quite nutritious, and tasty too. Not only are they high in vitamin C, they …

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5 Great Ways To Add Winter Interest To Your Flowerbeds And Gardens

Looking for a few ways to add a bit more interest to your home’s landscape in the winter? Wintertime can be a bleak time for flowerbeds, gardens and the home landscape. Most all of the trees have lost their leaves. And there isn’t a flowering bloom to be found in sight. But just because mother …

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How To Prepare Strawberry Plants For Winter, Whether Potted Or Planted!

The temperatures are starting to plummet, and that means it is time to prepare your strawberry plants for winter, whether you grow them in the ground, or in pots! Strawberries are one of the easiest perennials to grow. But they do require a little preventive care before winter to ensure a healthy, productive crop the …

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