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Eight Easy-to-Grow Plants...

Eight Easy-to-Grow Plants for Your First Garden.

Finding the right kinds of plants for a first garden or a new garden is always a challenge. So much depends...

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Wine and Roses Weigela &#...

Wine and Roses Weigela – An Easy, Gorgeous Shrub for New Gardeners.

When I first moved to my current home some ten years ago, I needed to do a total makeover of the shrub and...

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How to Select Healthy Pla...

How to Select Healthy Plants for Your First Garden.

When you first walk into a nursery, every plant may look healthy and of high quality. Unfortunately, this...

How to Select Healthy Plants for Your...

When you first walk into a nursery, every plant may look healthy and of high quality. Unfortunately, this isn’t...

How to Select Healthy Plants for Your First Garden.
posted on: Jan 11, 2014 | author: Tim Lundie

Always a Lady (bug)!

Ladybugs are very beneficial to your garden, as they eat other insects that are harmful. Yet, many gardeners...

Always a Lady (bug)!
posted on: Apr 14, 2013 | author: Tim Lundie

New Product Keeps Deer and Other Pest...

Deer love to feast on the tender new plants that emerge in the spring, so there’s no better time to begin...

New Product Keeps Deer and Other Pests Out of Your Garden.
posted on: Apr 2, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Peony – Paeonia.

Zones: 2-9 Bloom Time: Late spring and early summer Growing Conditions: Requires a bit of sun and will grow in most...

Peony – Paeonia.
posted on: Mar 28, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie
Russian Sage – Perovskia Atriplicifolia.

Russian Sage – Perovskia Atriplicifolia...

posted on: Mar 28, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Time: Mid-summer to fall Growing Conditions: Russian Sage prefers well drained soil and full sun. Care: These blue flowers continue...

Meadow Rue – Thalictrum Aquilegifolium.

Meadow Rue – Thalictrum Aquilegifolium.

posted on: Mar 28, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Time: Late Spring Growing Conditions: Will grow in nearly any soil condition. Care: Meadow Rue pops up late in the season and seems...

New Product Lets Gardeners Grow Tomatoes Upside Down.

New Product Lets Gardeners Grow Tomatoes Upsi...

posted on: Mar 25, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

The Allstar Products Group, a direct marketing company located in Hawthorne, NY, has announced the introduction of the Topsy Turvy Upside Down...

Globe Thistle – Echinops Ritro.

Globe Thistle – Echinops Ritro.

posted on: Mar 21, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Time: Early summer to early fall Growing Conditions: Does well in all soil types, even dry and poor soil. Care: Globe thistle is...

Hosta.

Hosta.

posted on: Mar 21, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Time: Mid-summer Growing Conditions: Partial shade, though golden leaf varieties can also handle sun. Care: The foliage of hostas...

Blazing Star – Liatris Spicata.

Blazing Star – Liatris Spicata.

posted on: Mar 21, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Time: Mid-summer through fall Growing Conditions: Drought tolerant and capable of growing in most types of soil, despite being...

Allegheny Foam Flower – Tiarella Cordifolia.

Allegheny Foam Flower – Tiarella Cordif...

posted on: Mar 21, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

  Zones: 3-9 Bloom Time: Late spring and early summer Growing Conditions: Prefers shady, woodland settings Care: These plants, which contain...

Stonecrop – Sedum.

Stonecrop – Sedum.

posted on: Mar 20, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Span: Two to three months Growing Conditions: Prefer well drained soil coupled with full sun. Care: Taller sedum plants are...

Tickseed – Coreopsis.

Tickseed – Coreopsis.

posted on: Mar 20, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Span: Three or more months Growing Conditions: Will grow in nearly any soil, prefers a sunny location. Care: The plant itself does...

Yarrow – Achillea.

Yarrow – Achillea.

posted on: Mar 20, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 2-9 Bloom Span: Three or more months, depending on the species Growing Conditions: Nearly any type of soil will do, though it prefers soil...

Spike Speedwell – Veronica Spicata.

Spike Speedwell – Veronica Spicata.

posted on: Mar 20, 2011 | author: Tim Lundie

Zones: 3-9 Bloom Span: Three to four months, from spring to frost Growing Conditions: Well-drained soil and drought tolerant Care: The plant is low...

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