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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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Aloe Summer

​​​​​​​ Aloes are succulent plants that are originally from the Arabian Peninsula, Africa, and the Indian Ocean region, so they are a great plant to think of in this summertime heat! Like most succulents, these plants like plenty of...

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Patriotic Plants

The colors red, white, and blue are always on our minds during summer, as the anniversary of our nation’s independence approaches. What better way to celebrate your pride than by planting a red, white, and blue garden? Blue is one of the most...

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Prepare Plants for Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season will begin on June 1 and last until Nov. 30. Now is the time to prepare your yard, gardens and landscapes for bad weather. We never really know what’s ahead. It could be a category 4 hurricane or a tropical...

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Create a Backyard Paradise

Why not create a backyard living environment that makes you want to take a “staycation” this summer, and all year?  Outdoor living has never been more popular! Grill outside while cheering on your favorite teams; sip wine while...

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Summer Rose Care

  Summer heat can stress many plants in the landscape. One of the plants not especially happy during extreme heat of mid-late summer are most roses. Proper care is important as roses enter this most stressful time of the year. Regular...

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SunPatiens vs Vinca

Vinca  Sunpatiens    SunPatiens are taking the country by storm so it's time you give them a try.  These sun loving impatiens are a hybrid of Impatiens walleriana (regular impatiens) and Impatiens hawkeri (New Guinea...

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