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Check out our collection of over 250 gardening and landscaping articles and posts. From tips and how-to’s to garden quotes and trends, we hope that you find some helpful information to make your gardening easier! We are always adding more so be sure to check back soon!

These gardening articles are listed in order of the date in which they were posted. If you’re looking for a particular topic, please check out the various categories below, or simply type in the topic that’s of interest  into the Search bar above.

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Big Dreams, Small Garden

Spring is here! Everywhere you look there are books, magazines, websites and TV shows of beautiful houses, dream gardens and happy homeowners starting expensive projects. But what happens if these images don’t bear any resemblance to your reality? What happens if these images don’t have an energizing effect, but instead leave you feeling dissatisfied and […]

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easy care roses

5 Rose-Buying Tips

Along with the arrival of spring comes tons of rose promotions. It’s easy to be tempted by gorgeous advertisements, beautiful plant display photos and catalog images. But before making your rose purchase, it’s important to take a number of things into consideration. 1) What is your climate like? Although most roses perform in a variety […]

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springtime garden sayings

Springtime Garden Quotes

With spring upon us (at least according to the calendar) we thought we’d share some of our favorite springtime quotes.   If you  have any favorites, please send them to us by leaving a reply at the end of this post!             Save Save Save Save Save

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Flower Carpet roses in garden

Simple Lawn Alternatives

Back in the day – when drought was a new concept to many gardeners – our lawns were a given. It was as if the very definition of a garden included a lawn by default. In those golden times, a minority of gardeners in extremely dry locations may have had creative landscapes without a lawn, […]

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pruning Flower carpet roses

How to Prune Flower Carpet Roses

By now you’ve probably heard that Flower Carpet® roses were very easy to prune, but you still may wonder how, why and when to do it. It’s simple – just follow these instructions, or check out this video by Growing Wisdom garden expert Dave Epstein. Why . . . It’s simple – cutting your Flower […]

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