Summer

Supporting and Training Tomato Plants

Tomatoes are the unparalleled beloved staple of the summer veggie garden, but to get the best yield and quality, proper support and training are essential. These techniques not only help maximize fruit production but also ensure the health of the plants. Allow us to walk you through various methods to help you achieve the greatest […]

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Spilling the Tea On Growing A Tea Garden

It’s the stuff dreams are made of…toiling in your backyard, planting, cultivating, picking, and drying leaves and flowers for brewing homemade herbal tea. Growing your own tea garden combines the joy of gardening with the pleasure of enjoying a variety of natural herbal teas to savor yourself or with loved ones and for gift-giving. Benefits […]

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Breathtaking Blue Star

America’s ever-increasing love affair with natives has us constantly looking for the finest indigenous plants to grace the modern home landscape. One of the most breathtaking native perennials is Amsonia, commonly called Blue Star. Amsonia is a genus comprised of approximately 20 species of herbaceous perennials. These plants are characterized by their true-blue, star-shaped flowers […]

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Grow Your Own Grilling Herbs

There’s nothing that tastes more like summer than anything grilled – from a prime cut steak to a juicy chicken breast to all your favorite burgers, bratwurst, and garden veggies. But to bring out the fullest flavor of a grilled menu, you need the very best herbs. Why not grow your own herbs for the […]

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Fourth of July Porch Pots

A porch pot can be a beautiful accent to any entryway, and with a bit of patriotic flair, you can easily style a Fourth of July porch pot as a decorative highlight for all your summer festivities. By carefully designing the pot and the plants it showcases, it can burst into festive glory just in […]

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Tent Caterpillars

"Ugly" "disgusting" "gross" and "creepy" are just a few things gardeners say when they see tent caterpillars. Not only are they visually unattractive, but the hundreds of caterpillars within a tent can defoliate a shrub or tree in a matter of days. Fortunately, the attack is seldom fatal.

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What to Do During a Drought

Dire warnings about drought conditions can worry even experienced gardeners, but there are easy ways to save water and save your trees, flowers, vegetable patches, herb gardens and decorative landscaping at the same time.

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Garden Accents

Landscape accents have become increasingly popular as many of us have discovered the joys of outdoor living. Used creatively, accents can turn your garden into a magical wonderland. This summer, we invite you to view our many new and exciting garden accent product lines, including popular items such as...

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