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Orchids

February 4, 2019 |

There are very few plants that capture our imagination quite like orchids do. They combine stunning elegance and beauty and bring style into the home unlike any other houseplant. There are many different varieties of orchids, some of which have spent years growing in remote locations that have allowed them to evolve into unique beauties.…

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Basic Container Gardening

January 28, 2019 |

Gorgeous containers filled with flourishing plants don’t have to be exclusively found in magazines or on TV. The key to a successful container garden is to first create the ideal environment for your plants, and then apply basic design principles to create a cohesive look. Don’t let this overwhelm you – with our basic container…

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The Basics of Fertilizer

January 21, 2019 |

Fertilizers can be vital to the performance of our gardens – either by fueling our high-performance annuals, or in boosting the vitality of our favorite edibles – but they can also be confusing and downright overwhelming. It seems like it should be simple to find a fertilizer that is tailored to the needs of your…

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How to Get Spectacular Soil

January 14, 2019 |

Quality matters, and nowhere else in your garden does that become more obvious than a good foundation of healthy soil. Quality is also worth the investment, so while you don’t need to be a scientist to garden, understanding your garden’s dirt is important to get the best results from your blooms. If you take the…

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Beautiful Bougainvillaea

January 7, 2019 |

Beautiful Bougainvillaea   Bougainvillaea have earned themselves a reputation as the gorgeous plant with a tough reputation. Popular for their lush, tropical style and explosions of colorful blooms, they are incredibly disease and pest resistant, making them an ideal choice for bringing beauty to any garden. Despite their straight-from-the-oasis appeal, though, they also have some…

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Designing a Garden with Warm and Cool Colors

January 2, 2019 |

It always seems easier to have daydreams of the ideal home and garden space that you want than it is to piece it together into a vision that you can build. It’s easy to say, “I want that,” but much more difficult to leap into the territory of “I can have that.” When it comes…

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Growing Healthy Annuals

December 27, 2018 |

While annuals may be short-lived, they tend to yield some of the most beautiful blooms of the season. This makes them perfect for those of us who like to change up our garden layouts and color palettes from year to year. With proper care, annuals may reward us with up to two years of color…

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Christmas Poinsettias

December 18, 2018 |

The holiday season is a time when many of us embrace traditions, spending some quality time with our friends and families and enjoying the best that the season has to offer. While we might be a far cry from the picture of a white Christmas with frosted windows and a roaring fireplace, we can’t help…

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Best Flowers for Winter Blooming

November 26, 2018 |

The winter season has finally set in, and the relatively cooler temperatures are the perfect opportunity for a new set of colors and styles in your garden. With the days cooling off, our hot and tropical weather blooms are taking a rest while we take advantage of the mild temperatures to bring gorgeous winter annuals…

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