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All Seasons Blog

March Gardening To Do List

We’ve missed you! Now it’s time to head out to visit us, make your plant purchases and get them properly planted in your yard or in containers! The sooner the better. In our tropical climate with the extreme heat and humidity that will occur June through September, it is very important to get all plants

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10 Flowers That Give You Bloom for Your Buck

Want a showy garden but on a budget? Check out these impressive and inexpensive blooms. Celosia This classic cutting-garden annual comes in shapes and sizes that most people have never even tried. Growing from seed will allow you to experiment with more than the usual suspects you see in garden centers: there are the brainy-looking

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Lucky 13 Can’t-Kill Flowers for Beginners

Don’t say you have a brown thumb! Try these easy-to-grow, can’t-kill beauties and watch your beginner’s thumb turn green. Sunflowers Sunflower seeds are large and easy to handle, so they’re great for children or beginner gardeners. Mammoth Russian Sunflowers get to a staggering 12-14 feet tall. You can find sunflowers in many different sizes and

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20 Flower Choices to Attract Butterflies

Start planting now to make sure butterflies have your garden on their radar! Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) Butterfly bushes (Buddleia or Buddleja) are large, fast-growing shrubs whose flowers are irresistible to butterflies. Buddleias are easy-care plants and have a fragrant scent, making them delightful for an outdoor gathering. Phlox Phlox is a low-growing, spreading plant that

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Top 3 Organic Garden Tips

In today’s society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and healthiest food possible.  Organic gardening is not like conventional gardening. It does not use chemical pesticides and chemical

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Spring Lawn Care

Prep Your Yard – Now! Admit it — you have lawn envy. Everyone craves their own little patch of grassy paradise, whether it’s to boost their home’s curb appeal or to transform a boring backyard into a family-friendly oasis. Dethatch With a Rake Thatch is essentially dead or dying grass shoots and a little bit (less than

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To Do and Don’t When Watering

Keep your plants (and wallet) happy: Here are the top 10 dos and don’ts for efficient irrigation and resource conservation. So you think watering is a no-brainer, huh? Water for too long, and you engrave an open invitation for fungus. Water too little, and roots become shallow. Water in the evening, and insects come out

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Design an Exotic Garden

Want to add some exotic varieties to your garden? This design guide will show you how to spice things up. Most gardeners love plants, but for some they are a real passion. Providing conditions for exotic specimens is part of the challenge; so is creating year-round beauty. With planning you can adapt your space to

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Amazing Azaleas

Azaleas are a member of the genus Rhododendron. There are more than 800 species of Rhododendron and of these approximately 40 species are evergreen azaleas. There are also several specials of deciduous azaleas. Deciduous azaleas are native to Asia, southern Europe and North America. The honey suckle azalea, or Rhododendron canescens, grows as a native

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Tea for Garden Therapy

Brew a cup of herbal tea to enjoy—or make yourself feel better. Pinterest Calendula Orange and yellow calendula blooms are pretty in the garden, but when dried, they can be added to boiling water and steeped for about 15 minutes to make tea. Strain the tea before using; it’s traditionally been used to relieve sore

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