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Hydrangea Tip

I’m looking forward to the next week of temps in the 50s and cleaning up my garden once and for all before it is covered in snow. If you are doing the same, remember: DO NOT cut hydrangeas back, as they bloom on old wood. So, to maximize blooms, leave hydrangeas alone until spring. There you go–one task you can put… Continue reading Hydrangea Tip

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Tip of the Day – Use Autumn Joy to fill gaps

Have a spot you need to fill in your perennial bed?  Not sure where to start?  Autumn Joy looks great everywhere I put it, and after 6 years it is everywhere in my garden. I have managed to divide this gem of a plant into almost every area of my yard, front and back.  It… Continue reading Tip of the Day – Use Autumn Joy to fill gaps

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Add a Hydrangea Limelight to Your Garden

Top 10 Reasons You Should Add a Hydrangea Limelight to Your Garden 1. A shrub that could pass for a beautiful perennial, it really adds to any perennial border. 2. They are extremely low-maintenance. 3. They have a super-long blooming period, from the 2nd week of July until the first frost. 4. They make a… Continue reading Top 10 Reasons You Should Add a Hydrangea Limelight to Your Garden

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Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies have hit the stores with very low prices.  You can get this flowering potted bulb for as low as $5.99.  Enjoy it for several weeks inside now.   Then this spring you can plant it outside in your garden and it will re-bloom next summer.  This is a great addition to your home… Continue reading Easter Lilies