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Fall Composting
September 1, 2022

Fall Composting

As autumn progresses, gardeners begin wondering what to do with all the plant parts that need to be pruned off, and later, all the leaves that will fall. A great alternative to those landscape waste bags is to recycle right in your own yard and benefit from all that free organic matter. Composting is not something […]
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Pink Coneflowers
April 25, 2021

Caring for Coneflowers

Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are tough little native flowers that draw butterflies, bees and birds to the garden! Here’s how to grow this American native—and important tips on plant care, from deadheading to cutting back in June. Bright, upright plants, coneflowers are a North American perennial in the Daisy family (Asteraceae). Specifically, the plant […]
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Pink Coneflower
August 4, 2022

Lakota™ Fire Coneflower

This incredibly colorful coneflower is a mixed strain showcasing shades of red flowers, including reddish-orange and pinkish red. A shorter plant that’s perfect for small spaces. Optimal Growing Conditions Hardiness Zone 4-8 Sun Needs Full Sun to Partial Sun Soil Needs Moist, well-drained Water Needs Average Appearance and Characteristics Category Perennial Height 12-16 inches Spread […]
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March 3, 2023

Easy Container Design

No matter what size, or how many, containers you have, follow these easy steps to a well-balanced and beautiful arrangement. Click HERE to check out our guide.
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Coral Bell
May 10, 2022

Caring for Coral Bells

Coral bells is a traditional perennial foliage plant with hundreds of varieties available, and new introductions offered every year. Native to North America, the plants form round mounds with a woody rootstock or crown at their base and small bell-shaped flowers that appear in spring or early summer on the tall stems. Rich in nectar, the flowers attract hummingbirds […]
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Heuchera Villosa Caramel Coral Bells
August 15, 2022

Heuchera Villosa ‘Caramel Coral Bells’

Today it seems as if the garden world is being overrun by Heuchera. It’s hard to choose the right variety for your garden, one that is spectacular but will still thrive with a minimum of care and fuss. ‘Caramel’ is just such a variety. One of its parents is Heuchera villosa, a vigorous, tough native […]
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Coreopsis Jethro Tull
July 17, 2022

Coreopsis Jethro Tull

A low maintenance colorful perennial with tight mounds of foliage and golden-yellow flowers with unique fluted petals. Foliage emerges in spring to form a tight, spreading mound of deep green. As the weather warms in May, fat buds appear atop stems and open in late May to reveal golden yellow daisy flowers with unique widely […]
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Coreopsis Li'l Bang Enchanted Eve
May 5, 2022

Coreopsis Li’l Bang™ Enchanted Eve

Common: Enchanted Eve Tickseed Flower Color Butter-yellow blossoms with red eye Plant Uses & Characteristics Nice green foliage No deadheading Compact form Beautiful cut flower Great for mass plantings Height 8-12 inches Spread 16-20 inches Hardiness Zone 5-8  
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Zagreb Coreopsis
June 14, 2022

Coreopsis Verticillata Zagreb

A real workhorse in the perennial border, ‘Zagreb’ will bloom from late June to late August, adding color to the garden during the hottest part of the summer. Bright yellow daisy flowers with a darker yellow disk are tightly grouped above its needle-like green foliage. A compact plant that is more upright and less rounded […]
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