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Happy Holidays from Tesselaar Plants

Whether you’re celebrating the Winter Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Lunar New Year or even Boxing Day, we hope you have a joyous and peaceful holiday season. We thought you may enjoy seeing some December and January photos from our Tesselaar friends and family around the world!                 […]

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Garden Art Ideas

This week we had the privilege of attending the annual Garden Writers Association’s conference.  As part of the conference, we had the opportunity to tour several private gardens in the Atlanta area, all of which were absolutely stunning!  A few had some very interesting pieces of garden art, and we thought our readers may be […]

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DIY: Cut Flowers

Who doesn’t love a bouquet of flowers fresh from the garden?  From a simple cutting of several stems of colorful zinnias to full vases of sweetly scented phlox, cheery black-eyed Susans, a lovely bunch roses or even an all-foliage bouquet, cut flowers add a cheerful touch to any spot. Here are a few tips for […]

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Planting An Evening Garden

Your day was hectic, the traffic snarled, and you forgot to stop for gas on the way home. But your mood lifts when you remember that the garden is waiting to sooth your mind and spirit. You grab your favorite beverage, sit in a comfortable chair, and let the sounds, fragrances and sites of the […]

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Gardening Wisdom – Quotes from a Green Perspective

Well, it seems that the rain here in Melbourne these past few weeks has been continual and I now understand the frustration that Northern Hemisphere gardeners experience during the colder months when snow prevents you from getting outside and into the garden. However, instead of undertaking maintenance of gardening tools (and other similarly mundane items) […]

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