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White Gardenia
August 18, 2022

Growing Gardenias

Gardenias are tropical broadleaf evergreens, usually grown as large indoor potted specimens for the sake of their spectacular scented white flowers. The gardenia is a beloved plant for a very simple reason: Few natural scents are as remarkable, evocative and memorable. But the truth is that without the appeal of the spectacular scent, few gardeners […]
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Landscaped Garden
February 20, 2022

Gardening Q&A

Question: What can I plant in my garden to help save the pollinators? Answer: Saving the pollinators by selecting the right plants for your garden will do more then just provide nectar for bees and butterflies, although without them we would be in serious trouble when it comes to putting food on the table. Planting for […]
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Hydrangeas and more in garden
June 22, 2022

Keep Your Garden Growing

As the days start heating up, the needs of your garden begin changing. Proper maintenance and care is needed during these hot months to ensure lush gardens and abundant crops. Mark and Sue Adams have provided valuable gardening tips below to help you keep your garden growing. Harvesting Herbs Cut from the tops and you’re […]
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Fall leaves with rake
June 7, 2022

5 Ways to Use Leaves in the Garden

There’s something that doesn’t feel right about leaves naturally falling from trees only to be stuffed into plastic garbage bags and dumped by the millions into landfills. Biodegradable paper leaf bags offer a partial solution. But wouldn’t it be better to simply use those leaves instead of treating them as trash? Because leaves break down […]
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Seed Starting
June 3, 2022

Garden Planning

Follow along as Mark Adams explains garden planning and how to start your seeds indoors. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting on your green thumb, Mark has tips for you! Indoor Seed Starting   Vegetable Gardening
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April Garden Planning
April 3, 2023

April Garden Checklist

April is here and the temperture, and ground, are starting to warm up. This is an exciting month for gardeners, as we edge ever closer to frost-free days. It’s time to prioritize our indoor sowing, get early cool-loving crops in the ground and begin some light tidying around the garden. Review the gardening checklist below […]
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Pretty Flower Garden
May 6, 2022

May Garden Checklist

It’s May and all the trees are greening up. Cherry blossom petals scatter on the wind, just as crabapples and dogwoods begin to flower. With the trees and bushes filled with bird song, the grass growing lush and dotted with cheerful dandelions, it’s easy to see why this is a time worth celebrating. And, for […]
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June 8, 2023

Timely Tips for June in the Garden

Containers Watering: When watering containers, don’t “tease the leaves.” Water thoroughly. When it’s cool and cloudy, your containers may go a few days without watering. But on hot, windy days, they’ll dry out quickly. If a container has a saucer, empty out the water. Let soil dry out in between watering. but not to the […]
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Miss Violet Buddleia Butterfly Bush
July 14, 2022

August in the Garden

Ah, August in the garden! My cutting garden is exploding with color! Thirteen varieties of zinnias, celosia, marigolds, tithonia, salvia, statice, strawflower (trying a 2023 introduction) gladiolas and scaevola (fan flower). Twenty-five experimental containers (flowers are 2023 introductions) adorn the deck and pool area, and containers of eggplant provide the main ingredient for my special […]
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