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Choosing Plants That Fit

Choosing Plants That Fit

Shopping for plants can be a bit disorienting if you don’t have a definite plan of what you want to buy.  There’s annuals and perennials, tons of colors, and hundred other options.  Each year I come up with a color scheme for my landscape and work from there.  The next thing I consider is the bed locations, container sizes, and the heights that would look best.  There’s tons of other factors you can consider when planning.  In this post I want to look at just the container size options we offer, and the applications they are best suited for in your garden.

Growing Paperwhites Indoors

Growing Paperwhites Indoors

Paperwhite narcissus are a great choice for easy to grow blooms for the holiday season.  Plant them now for beautiful and fragrant blooms by Christmas.  When it comes to growing paperwhites, it couldn’t be easier.  All they really need is water and light to flourish.

Pressing Plant Specimens

Pressing Plant Specimens

Have you ever studied a leaf or flower closely?  They are beautiful!  The patterns formed by their veins, their unique outlines, and their radiant color in autumn make them something worth collecting.  Collecting and pressing plant specimens is a hobby many people enjoy.

Mow No More

Mow No More

Mowing grass.  It’s a weekly ritual for many of us, but it’s also an annoying waste of time.  I have better things to do!  Not only that, but burning gallons of gasoline with lawn mowers isn’t exactly eco-friendly or cheap.  There must be some alternatives?  Let’s take a look at some awesome, low-maintenance lawn alternatives.