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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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February 12, 2024

Mad Planter Gardening Tips

Lucky us, the Mad Planter has shared some of his tips for success in the garden! Read on for his top tips. Start small! You don’t need a big space to grow lots of delicious vegetables. My garden is small, but, golly, does it produce! I’ll be planting pea seeds around St. Patrick’s Day if […]
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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 in the Garden

After a long winter, we can’t wait to get outside and begin to garden. Here’s what can be done in April: Hardy perennials, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries can be planted, as well as “cold vegetables” like kale, broccoli and cabbage transplants and seeds of carrots, peas and spinach. Wait for the plants that need more […]
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April 22, 2024

May in the Garden

May for me is a magical month in the garden. The weather is warming up, and the garden is awake and ready for transplants. May is one of the busiest times in the garden, so here’s a checklist to help you out: Add mulch around trees, shrubs and landscape beds to reduce weeds and conserve […]
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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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