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]

25 Wheelbarrow Planter Ideas for Your Garden

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Did you know that any old wheelbarrow can become a spectacular new planter for your garden? With a little bit of effort and style, you can create your own unique design! Old and retired gardening gear makes for a great addition to the garden itself. … [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]

The Different Types of Orchids

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Orchids are delicate, beautiful flowers in vibrant shades that you may have seen for sale in your local supermarket. Although they look delicate and can be somewhat intimidating for a person who can't seem to keep their houseplants alive, in reality, … [Continue reading]

The Surprisingly Different Types Of Tulips

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Tulips are an incredibly distinctive breed of flower, instantly identifiable around the world. In the most dry, scientific terms, the tulip is a bulbous flowering perennial plant encompassing around 75 currently accepted wild species belonging to … [Continue reading]