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Tips for Overwintering Tender Bulbs

Tropicanna cannas and other tender rhizomes, bulbs, corms and tubers can be overwintered with a minimal amount of fuss. If you live in a climate the doesn’t have winter frosts or freezes (generally zones 7-11), you can leave them in the ground over the winter.  To give them a boost, you can cut them back […]

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Fall’s the time to turn patio plants into houseplants!

Fall’s here. Time to close up the pool and bring the plants in. Above, you can see my plectranthus in full bloom (purple flowers) and my ‘Royal Glissade’ coleus (lime- and rust-colored foliage). This will be my first attempt at overwintering coleus as a houseplant. I already successfully overwintered the plectranthus this past year, after […]

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