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The Countdown Begins

The Countdown Begins

With just a little over a month until Christmas morning, shoppers prepare to find the perfect gift for their loved ones.  If one of your gift recipients is an avid gardener, there are plenty of gadgets and gizmos that will have him or her smiling come time to unwrap...
Feast Inspired Blooms

Feast Inspired Blooms

Decorations are making their appearance and children are excited. Beyond the glittery wrapped gifts that will soon await many sleepless young ones, it is that time of year when people gather to celebrate the holidays and the coming of a new year. It is a season of...
Dreaming of Daylilies

Dreaming of Daylilies

Now that the clocks have been turned back, days are noticeably shorter. For the majority of the nation, the shorter days mean cold, blustery weather is right around the corner. During the winter months do you find yourself dreaming of spring and growing season so that...
Bringing the Outdoors In

Bringing the Outdoors In

What is one to do when you are an avid gardener and growing season turns into short nights and freezing temps? Bring the outdoors in for the winter. When it comes to growing plants inside, there are many options for those that lack space or light. Whether it be...
As the Season Comes to a Close

As the Season Comes to a Close

The saying is true, “All good things must come to an end,” as is the case with our shipping for the year. Without a doubt, it swiftly came upon us. Everyone can agree, as fast as the growing season began, it finished just as quickly. So, here we are with...
Got Leaves?

Got Leaves?

This time of year most of us have plenty of leaf piles on the ground. Some have mountains. It is expected, when the temperatures drop so do the leaves, then a laborious cleanup begins. This is a yearly ritual most homeowners experience as an autumnal chore. Are you...
Carving it Out

Carving it Out

With a nip in the air, people are busy prepping for Halloween celebrations. With ghastly ghouls, goblins and gorgeously carved pumpkins at the top of their décor list, fall revelers get to work. Creating the perfect pumpkin display is quite an art form. Many take the...
Coming to an End

Coming to an End

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. To prove that, all you have to do is peer outside. Looking at all the splendid hues of the season, it is obvious summertime is once again in the books. Not only do the bright reds and oranges remind us the warm...
Chore Checklist

Chore Checklist

If you missed our last post Prepping for Fall, it focused on what to do with your daylilies come autumn. However, there are other areas of the yard that also require special attention this time of year. Since the fall season sets our gardens up for the winter and the...
Growing Plants Year Round: Walipini Style

Growing Plants Year Round: Walipini Style

As we close in on fall and winter, gardeners are reminded that the growing season for most of our treasures is about over. Fortunately, there are plenty of uniquely designed greenhouses available either pre-made or DIY. Using a greenhouse is an ideal solution for...