Wildly Whimsical Barrel Planter Ideas

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Out of all popular container garden tools, the most classic and widely used just might be the venerable whiskey or wine barrel. With absolutely timeless looks and superior utility, these barrels make for a perfect planter in almost any garden … [Continue reading]

Container Gardens: 8 Fantastic Ideas

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Gardening with containers is a fantastic activity for anyone with a green thumb, and isn't only for those with a lack of space. In addition to conserving open space, you may prefer the look of potted plants, or the ability to move them around to suit … [Continue reading]

25 Charming Garden Trellises and Arbors

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While strolling through a large garden, you may find yourself pausing at a small bench beneath a roof of vines or flowers before you continue on your way. If it's a hot day, the shade provided may feel luxurious. You're standing beneath an arbor, … [Continue reading]

Spectacular Garden Water Wall Ideas

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We all love the idea of spicing up our gardens and yards with something beyond the ordinary. Whether it's a spectacular planter or a stand-out sculpture, the idea of something above and beyond beautiful plant life stirs the imagination. With that in … [Continue reading]

How To Get Your Hydrangeas To Turn Blue

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Blue is a popular hue for gardeners. The trend to use blue flowers, like hydrangeas, is growing. However, there's a bit of study and planning before attempting to make hydrangeas turn blue. Aluminum Sulfate and Soil pH - Opt for Balance Soil, … [Continue reading]

Different Types Of Roses

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Roses are the most popular flower in the United States. In 1986, they were even named as the nation's official flower! With their widespread familiarity, the casual observer might think that there's not much about roses that can be learned. The … [Continue reading]

How To Care For A Bergenia Plant

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Bergenias are a hardy, semi-evergreen ornamental that originally came from Asia. It is now a favorite in gardens all over the country, and numerous stunning varieties are available. The thick, shiny leaves of the bergenia are typically heart-shaped, … [Continue reading]