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May Flowers

Plants with May Flowers – A Gardening Guide

A profusion of colorful and fragrant May flowers signify the start of summer. Some of these flowers will still be in bloom for months...
Window Box Gardening

Window Box Gardening: Tips for Great-looking Plantings if You Don’t Have a Green Thumb

Window box gardening is a form of container gardening, and it's as varied as the plants and flowers you choose to put in them. According...
Inland Sea Oats

Gardening with Native Plants and Grasses: Inland Sea Oats Thrive in Shade and Dance...

Inland Sea Oats Thrive in Shade and Dance in the Wind Also known as River, Northern Sea or Indian Wood oats, Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthium...
plants to de-stress - Quartz Burgundy Verbena

10 best plants to de-stress and purify the air in your home or office

A Little Green Goes a Long Way: Plants to de-stressYour Office When it comes to making an office space your own, there are lots of...
lavender Scallops

Desert Gardening with Lavender-Scallops: Planting the Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi

The South American air plant is also known by the common names of lavender-scallops and gray sedum. Botanically it is known as Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi,...
Top 10 Gardening Plants For Survival

Top 10 Gardening Plants For Survival

For some, gardening is a great hobby that lets you spend time in nature and grow stuff that you can enjoy eating. For many...
Creating an English Garden

Creating an English Garden

When I first pitched the idea of an English garden, or cottage garden, to my husband, Nico, he asked, "How will we mow the...
Organic Garden

Native Plants in An Organic Garden: Hardy Healthy Natives Add Beauty While Supporting Biodiversity

Native plants have been gaining in popularity for several years as gardeners discover a new horizon of horticultural selections. Once relegated to forest preserve...
Growing Cannas

Growing Cannas: Growing Beautiful, Tropical Cannas

I first came across, and grew, cannas (Canna generalis) in the Midwest. Originally there was only the common red canna. This may be the...

Plants that Grow in Yard Ponds

Watercress is a hardy plant and generally grows well in winter temperatures between minus 25 to minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Watercress bought in a...