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Growing Side By Side

In Companion Gardening by Thussadmin

Seasoned gardeners know that a diverse mix of plants makes for a healthy and beautiful garden. Many believe that certain plant combinations have extraordinary powers to help each other grow and thrive. Gardening wisdom says that certain plants, when grown together, improve each other’s health and yields. For instance, some plants attract beneficial insects that help to protect a companion plant, …

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Wave Petunia vs. the Supertunia

In Wave vs Supertunia by Thussadmin

Always a gardeners favorite annual, petunias now come in newer varieties offering even more spectacular shows of color than ever before. The Wave Petunia and Supertunia are among those that create show stopping ground cover or hanging baskets. So how do you know which one to choose?   Uses The Wave petunia is known for their ability to blanket the garden …

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Container Gardening

In Container Gardening by Thussadmin

Pots overflowing with colorful flowers and lush foliage improve any deck, patio or balcony. Container gardening allows anyone to enjoy the pleasure of growing plants. In the sun, try a fragrant pot of lavender that honey bees will love. In the shade, beautiful hostas and begonias will thrive. The secret to creating a professional looking container with full mature plants …

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Annual vs. Perennial

In Annual or Perennial by Thussadmin

Annuals True annuals are plants that germinate, flower, set seed and die all in one season. Their ultimate goal is to reproduce themselves (by setting seed). Once a plant has done that, then its mission has been accomplished. Until this happens though, they will flower like mad and can provide plenty of colorful enjoyment. If you decide to deadhead these …

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Perennials

In Perennials by Thussadmin

Perennial flowers are well worth the investment as they come back year after year and many are low maintenance, easy care plants. Many perennials will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Some perennials will spread while growing, and most perennials can be divided in late fall or early spring so you can start off with a small garden and expand it over the …

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Roses

In Roses by Thussadmin

Roses are the masterpiece of all the flowers. In the world full of different flowers, the rose is considered as the symbol of love and also of friendship, enthusiasm, purity and joy. Rose Types Hybrid Tea are large single or double flowers usually on straight long stems that are good for cutting. Floribunda blooms range from single to double produced in …

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Small Space Gardening

In Small Spaces by Thussadmin

If you only have just three feet or less of a ground area to work with for planting space, you can choose to focus on plants that perhaps grow taller than wider or have more of a mounding effect. There are many upright or mounding annual plants and perennials or shrubs that will fit this description, as do some climbing …