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Fairy garden in a flower pot
June 3, 2022

Creating Fairy Gardens

A fairy garden is a mini landscape that features small fairy-sized buildings, or other structures, nestled among appropriately-sized plants and foliage. The results are beautiful mini-habitats within your larger yard. Designs range from simple landscapes to elaborate environments. You don’t need a green thumb or a lot of yard space to create your own fairy […]
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May 12, 2022

Caring for Boston Fern

Boston fern, also known as sword fern, is a popular fern species that grows in many tropical areas around the world. In North America, it is considered a classic houseplant and is easy to care for, as it doesn’t require a lot of sunlight. Outdoors, this plant thrives in swampy, humid, and forested areas, and makes a […]
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Crispy Wave Fern
June 6, 2022

Caring for Crispy Wave Fern

Bright apple-green, shiny, wavy leaves of the Crispy Wave fern make it a delightful addition to your houseplant collection. This tropical epiphyte is a fast grower in the right conditions and its fascinating sculptural sword-shaped leaves form a dense nest that gave it a nickname “a bird’s nest.” In its native tropical jungle, Crispy Wave fern grows in […]
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June 7, 2022

Caring for Frosty Fern

The frosty fern plant is popular for its white-tipped leaves, which give it a frosted appearance. Are you searching for the reason why your frosty fern plants are dying or turning brown? Gardenerdy tells you all that you should know about frosty fern care. Did You Know? The frosty fern plant is regarded as an […]
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June 3, 2022

Down To Earth Fertilizers

Down To Earth Fertilizer Blends save gardeners time and labor by offering a wide variety of single ingredients in pre-mixed proportions for more general needs around the home and garden. A great advantage of organic, multipurpose blends is that they can last in the soil for several months, continuing to fertilize plants and enrich the […]
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April 15, 2024

What Do Your Flowers Say Today?

What Do Your Flowers Say Today? Sue Adams discusses her new book “What Do Your Flowers Say Today”. CLICK HERE to buy this book on Amazon.
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May 30, 2023

Dutchess County Fair Amateur Cut Flower Competition

The Amateur Cut Flower Competition at the Dutchess County Fair is Back! Entering is easy and competing with other flower enthusiasts is fun! This year there will be two competitions, one on Tuesday and the other on Friday. We’ve included tips for registering online and when entries must be brought. Here are tips from my […]
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September 7, 2023

2023 Dutchess County Fair Plant Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who voted for their favorite new flowers for 2024 at this year’s Dutchess County Fair. We had a record number of votes – 4,657! Along with your likes and dislikes, we gathered lots of great questions about these varieties and I wanted to take a moment to answer some of them. […]
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March 28, 2019

2023 New Flower Survey Q&A

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2023 New Flower Variety Survey! We received over 750 submissions on the 10 featured plants this year! Along with your likes and dislikes, we gathered lots of great questions about these varieties and I wanted to take a moment to answer some of them. First, here’s a […]
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