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Roses

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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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Sun, Shade or Something in Between

In Plants, Sun and Shade by Thussadmin

One of the most basic questions on gardening is whether you are looking for a sun plant or a shade plant, or maybe something in between. This simple idea can be difficult to define if you don’t understand what constitutes full sun, full shade, and partial sun/shade. If you’re looking at a plant tag and it tells you your 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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Lantana

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If a hot, dry spot in your garden is a problem, then Lantana is the answer to every gardener’s prayers. It requires amazingly little care or maintenance, yet it produces colorful blooms all summer long. This hardworking plant thrives with little moisture in full, hot sun. It’s also easy to grow and extremely attractive to pollinators. It’s common to see …

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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 is to leave no …

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Hydrangeas

In Hydrangeas by Thussadmin

Of all the flowering shrubs this has always been a show stopper! They are long living shrubs that bloom most of the summer and well into fall. With so many new varieties and colours to choose from you’re certain to find one that is right for you! PLANTING Most hydrangeas thrive in rich and moist soils. They love water! Adding …

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Designing your Garden

In Designing your Garden by Thussadmin

“Imagine a beautiful flower garden drenched with color from early spring to fall. What could be better?” Research The best flower garden should incorporate several types of blooms, including seasonal bulbs – tulips and daffodils are often the first signs of spring and they’re a fantastic motivation for the upcoming season, long-living perennials that come back each year – lavender, sedum, salvia and phlox to name …

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Herbs

In Herbs, Plants by Thussadmin

Growing herbs is a simple way to add edible plants to your garden. Most herbs are very versatile, and grow well in the ground or in containers. They also mix nicely with either perennial or annual flowers in your garden. A few square feet allotted to growing herbs outside the kitchen window or along the patio can also serve the needs …

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Rhubarb

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Rhubarb is an easy plant to grow and if you get the conditions right at the start it will be relatively trouble free for many years. It is a plant that looks fantastic in the vegetable garden with its large leaves and striking red stems but also gives you a sweet and tasty treat when there is little else to …

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Perlite vs. Vermiculite

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Perlite & Vermiculite are both volcanic in origin and both are put into potting mixes to provide additional air space and to lighten things up so the soil is not too dense and heavy for the plants roots. Perlite does not provide any nutritional benefit and can collect fluoride if the water contains it.  That means that flouride will increase …