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Top 10 Low-Maintenance Plants for Full Sun

Top 10 Low-Maintenance Plants for Full Sun

Posted by Martha Swiss on Jun 18th 2019

Low Maintenance Shrubs When it comes to low maintenance, think shrubs. As long as you give them enough room to grow when you plant them, shrubs are the workhorses of the garden, providing structure and presence and oftentimes flowers and great fall color. Pay close attention to the size the shrub will get when it is mature—height and width—and give it enough space when you plant. Then put away … read more
Cutting Back Ornamental Grasses

Cutting Back Ornamental Grasses

Posted by Chris Link on Apr 16th 2019

Why Cut Back Ornamental Grass? Cutting ornamental grass helps promote new growth and keeps the grass looking great. For larger grasses, the center will often start to rot if you do not cut the grass back. Leaving dead material on for too long can hinder the plant from warming up in the spring, and will potentially delay new growth for up to 3 weeks. When To Cut Back Ornamental Grass? … read more
Hydrangea Book Giveaway

Hydrangea Book Giveaway

Apr 13th 2019

Hydrangea Book Giveaway Hydrangea expert and author Lorraine Ballato was gracious enough to allow us to give away a signed copy of one of her books. New gardeners and experts alike will love this book dedicated to everything hydrangeas. Simply enter in your email address and name and be entered into a random drawing. … read more
Fertilizer For Azaleas: How To and Why You Should

Fertilizer For Azaleas: How To and Why You Should

Nov 4th 2018

An azalea is a beautiful addition to any yard or garden. Knowing how to keep it healthy with fertilization is key. Here's how to fertilize your azaleas: Azaleas are a beloved plant of the South. Though, you wouldn't expect them to have such a deep, Eastern history finding their way from Japan! One may consider fertilizer for azaleas to encourage these dazzling displays of colors. But... … read more
4 Tips for Growing Azaleas in Pots

4 Tips for Growing Azaleas in Pots

Nov 3rd 2018

Azaleas are a beautiful flower that most people find outdoors. But, perhaps you want them in your home. Here are 4 tips for growing azaleas in pots:Are you are searching for a low maintenance plant that will brighten up your garden all year round? Then look no further!The azalea plant is not only easy to look after but can add gorgeous splashes of color to your garden, even on those dull winter da … read more
Gardening Holidays

Gardening Holidays

Feb 20th 2018

We thought it would be nice to have an easy way to view all of the plant holidays in your calendars! Feel free to add this calendar to your personal calendar, and see what gardening and environmental holidays are coming up on each day. The world is a beautiful place, and these notifications are a great reminder! Google Calendar - to add to your calendar, click on the link in the bottom right … read more