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Pollinators

In Pollinatorsby Thussadmin

How to create a pollinator friendly garden What may seem like a small contribution — a tiny flower planted in a pot or the ground can actually provide valuable place for pollinators like hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. Chances are you’re already taking steps to help pollinators and you may not even know it! Sometimes keeping your yard a little bit …

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Butterfly Bush

In Butterfly Bushby Thussadmin

Butterfly  bushes  can be  quite  easy  to  grow,  when  you  know  a  bit  about  their  requirements  and  preferences. Butterfly bush need full sun. They require a minimum of 6-8 hours of bright sunlight.  They also need good drainage. Their roots are sensitive to rotting, and if they spend any amount of time in wet soil, they can get damaged. Most …

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Plant of the Year!

In Plant of the Year!by Thussadmin

Lemon Coral Sedum This is the National Plant of the Year! It’s incredibly easy to grow, has bright lime green textured foliage that looks spiky, but is really quite soft to touch. It will provide bold, fresh colour all season long in your garden or pots. This stunning succulent grows well in the sun or part sun, can tolerate dry …

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Wave Petunias

In Wave Petuniasby Thussadmin

Wave: The original spreading petunia grows low & wide with a height of 4-6 inches and a 3-4 foot spread Shock Wave:  this is a well branched, mounded plant with a height of 7-10 inches and flower heads around 1.5 to 2-inch flowers, spreading 2-3 feet wide. The Shockwave has smaller flowers than the rest of the waves. Easy Wave: Grows more …

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Gardening Terms

In Gardening Termsby Thussadmin

Dazzle your friends, and yourself, with your knowledge of gardening terms!   Annual – a plant that grows, flowers and produces seeds all in one season. It does not survive the winter and must be planted new each year. Perennial – Plants that survive for many growing seasons. Generally the top portion of the plant dies back each winter and regrows …