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Growing Helenium – How To Bring Butterflies, Bees & Beauty To Your Yard!

If your goal is a beautiful flower garden with lots of bees and butterflies flying around from summer to fall, then growing Helenium is the perfect choice for you! Helenium is a great addition to any garden. The flowers resemble those of yellow daisies, but also come in a wide variety of hues including vibrant …

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How To Care For Asparagus Plants In The Summer & Fall

Did you know that how you care for your asparagus plants in the summer can have a big impact on their health? And even more – on the size and quality of next year’s spears? So much is made about growing asparagus that sometime caring for plants after the harvest is overlooked. In fact, in …

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How To Grow Lavender – The Blooming Perennial Pollinators Love!

Growing lavender is one of the best ways to attract pollinators to your landscape, all while adding incredible color and interest to flowerbeds, patios, gardens and more. And the benefits don’t stop there! Lavender’s intense and fragrant blooms are not only beautiful, they are wonderful as a cut flower. They can also be dried and …

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How To Grow Astilbe – The Perfect Shade Loving Perennial With Big Blooms!

Astilbe is a wonderful choice for planting in the shadier areas of a landscape that might not receive enough sunlight to successfully grow many of the other “showier” perennials. Not only will its shiny foliage add big interest from early spring until late fall, the beautiful clusters of blooms in red, white or pink are …

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Fall Hosta Care – How To Care For Hosta Plants Before Winter!

Fall is here, and that means its time to take care of your hosta plants before the cold and snow of winter arrives. Proper care in the fall not only prepares and protects hostas for the upcoming chill of winter, it also helps keep future pest and disease issues in check. But best of all, …

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How To Grow Liriope – The Perfect Border Perennial For Home Landscape!

If you are looking for a tough, drought-resistant perennial to grow along walkways, paths and flowerbed borders – liriope might just be the perfect plant for you. Liriope, commonly referred to as lily turf, is truly one amazing perennial. Not only is it drought and deer-resistant, it can also handle a wide range of climates, …

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Growing Black Eyed Susan – The Perfect Easy Care Drought & Deer Resistant Perennial!

If you are looking for a drought and deer resistant perennial with late season blooming power, growing Black Eyed Susan is the perfect solution. Not only will it add lasting color and beauty to your landscape, it’s also extremely low-maintenance. In fact, Black-Eyed Susan is one the easiest perennials around to grow and maintain! And …

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How To Plant Asparagus For Success! – With Video

When it comes to successfully planting asparagus, the methods are certainly a bit different than for planting traditional vegetable plants. For starters, although asparagus can be grown from seed, it is best planted from root stock called crowns. Planting asparagus crowns not only leads to a faster harvest, but are far easier to establish than …

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