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Reconnect in 2019

Reconnect in 2019

Americans spend 93% of their time indoors! Our always-on, internet-connected lifestyles are a detriment to our well-being. Here at Bob’s we specialize in the outdoors! Let’s all work to reconnect with nature in 2019.

How to Press Flowers

How to Press Flowers

Pressing flowers is a fun way to keep your favorite plants around throughout the whole year. There are four main ways that you can press flowers. In this post, contributed by FTD, you’ll learn the techniques to create beautiful pressed flower displays.

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.