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Seasonal Fall Tip

Are your Daylillies and Irises not blooming as much as they use to ?  Know as the “Workhorses” of the garden they do require a little TLC once in a while. When they don’t bloom as much it means they are crowded and need to be thinned out (divided).  Thin your beds either in late

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Fall Shrub Planting

Early Fall with warm days and cool nights makes shrub planting the perfect time. It gives the shrubs time to spread their roots before their winter nap and then they will bring color to your yard in early spring through next fall. Here are a few to consider: Knockout Roses plant them in a spot

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Mailbox Gardens

Reach for the sky with vines.  Mailbox posts are perfect for Clematis or Trumpet vines.  A variety of no-fuss perennials like salvia, lavender or ornamental grasses (Mexican Feathergrass for color all 4-seasons).  Other varieties to hold up with summer heat Sedum, Poppy, Iris, Rosemary, Coreopsis, Petunias and Verbena.  Mix in annuals to change out seasonally

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Vegetable Gardens

Did you not get your vegetable garden planted ?  Or, are you not finished enjoying having fresh vegetables for your table ?  Well it’s not too late to plant they are plenty of vegetables that mature in 30-days or 60 – days and a few that are grown in 4-8weeks.  Late summer and early fall

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What’s New in Gardening Trends?

It’s called the “clean movement” meaning clean living, a garden priority with organic vegetables and medicinal herbs. Vegetable gardeners are incorporating Pea shoots (for stir-fries & salad use) and Kohlrabi Greens (a cabbage substitute).  As well as adding in air-purifying plants like the peace lily. For a garden more like grandma’s check into seed catalogs

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Edibles, Front and Center

Due to wartime “Victory Gardens” to help feed the troops as well as your own family were common at one time years ago (WWI & WWII).  After the war(s) a front yard vegetable garden was consider taboo.  And now blended gardens are a trend from front yards to roof tops and apartment balconies.  Incorporate your

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