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Annuals to Heat Up Your Summer

We love annuals! They add something special to a landscape, border and/or container for seasonal color. With our summers about to heat up, it’s important to select annuals that love heat as much as our state does. Here are 10 of our all-time...

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Grow a Garden to Cut & Enjoy

Who doesn’t love a vase of fresh cut flowers? It’s like bringing the garden into your home. It provides beautiful color and fragrance, and if kept properly, the bouquet can last for days. You don’t have to be a professional florist...

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Accessorize Your Mailbox

These annuals, perennials, vines and other hardy growers make great companions for a mailbox garden design. Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana' Also known as tickseed, Coreopsis auriculata is a North America native perennial that grows easily in...

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Made in the Shade

Who hasn’t thrown a mini-celebration when they scored a shaded parking space at work, school, the park, shopping mall or museum? There is nothing sweeter than coming back to a cool vehicle after going for a run, doing some afternoon shopping...

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Gardening is Good for YOU

All things seem to revolve around the coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Things feel uncertain, surreal and downright scary. Working from home with children or caring for family members can make it a challenge to balance professional demands and family...

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Tips for Growing Herbs Indoors

Herbs such as mint, thyme, rosemary, sage, and basil make wonderful indoor plants all year round. To properly grow herbs takes a bit of extra care, however, but the effort is well worthwhile to enjoy these fragrant, beautiful, and delicious...

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Hydrangea Growing Tips

Once you know a few growing tips, you’ll enjoy these easy-to-grow beauties even more. They Can Take the Sun You don’t need heavy shade to grow hydrangeas. In the South, most will thrive in morning sun and afternoon shade. The further...

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Build Your Own Vegetable Trellis

Short on garden space? If you build a trellis you'll get at least two crops of veggies and/or fruits in the same space as it takes to grow just one. Plus, as your plants are trained to grow upwards, they will get more light and air. And sunnier,...

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Plant a Flavorful Garden with Herbs

Herbs have always been one of the gateway plants of gardening. You start with a small basil plant, next thing you know, you are the neighborhood herbalist and you are winning yard of the month! Herbs can be easy to grow. The most important thing to...

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Soil Secrets

One of the top questions we get asked by customers is what soil we recommend for planting in the ground or in a container.  We carry many options of soils, and agree that it can be overwhelming.  Here are our recommendations: Planting in...

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