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Mums the Word!

Did you know that mums (chrysanthemums) don't have to only last one season?  With a little work, your hardy mums can survive the winter! A very important part of winterizing your mums begins when you plant them. Make sure that the soil drains well so … Read Full Article

The butterfly bush, true to its name, is a favorite of butterflies as well as bees and other pollinators.

How To Prune a Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bushes are a favorite among many gardeners.  The showy, fragrant blooms attract all sorts of beneficial insects to your garden.  You may even find a hummingbird or two stopping by to enjoy the nectar inside the tiny flowers. When and how to prune … Read Full Article

My brand new $31 flower garden!

How to Make a Flower Bed

My 4 year old daughter, Gabby, and I decided to tackle this project yesterday afternoon.  We worked at a leisurely pace and from start to finish it took about two and half hours.  Being plant enthusiasts, we already had some potted plants set aside that we … Read Full Article