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Camellias for Winter Show

Camellias are one of the most popular blooming evergreens in the Southeast US, and one of our favorite winter bloomers. There are many varieties to choose from to bring showy winter interest. Camellia japonica, commonly called Camellia, is a slow ...

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10 Ways for a Winter Wonderful Garden

Nandina  In winter, your garden can look dreary. But, there’s good news! You can dress up dreary beds and borders with plants that add splashes of cold-weather color! Here are 10 easy ways to add color to your winter garden: 1. Berry ...

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Fresh Ideas for Winter Gardening

Does the chill of winter have you feeling blah?  Is daydreaming about Spring just not enough to keep you warm? You need a hobby that will change your outlook!   Indoor gardening is the perfect activity to chase those winter blues away! ...

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10 Winter Gardening Mistakes

Mistake No. 1: Planting Too Late Making late additions to the landscape can result in devastating losses next spring. Perennials are the most susceptible to late planting, as alternating freezing and thawing of soil literally shoves plants out of ...

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Plant Covers for Winter

Keep your plants safe from frost by using winter plant covers. These chill-chasing covers give plants a cozy hideaway that’s warmer than surrounding air. The difference is often only a few degrees, but those degrees make a big difference. ...

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Make Winter a Productive Garden Season

Don’t give your green thumb a long winter’s nap. Transform the garden’s quiet season into one of its most productive by tackling tasks that can help you get a jump on next year’s growing season. Check the View Start by ...

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Tips Prior to & After a Freeze

Hydrating plants prior to a freeze gives them a good chance of coming back, so the best advice is to water plants and cover appropriate plants with the ground around them for the night.  Never “lollipop” the covering. Always remove ...

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