How To Grow Spring Blooming Bulbs

How To Grow Spring Blooming Bulbs
Spring flowering bulbs are easy to grow and a most welcome sight after a long winter. With a little care at planting time, spring blooming bulbs will reward you with years of blooms. But which bulbs are best, which will the animals leave alone and which end is up, anyway? Bulbs need several weeks in... 
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10 Low Maintenance And Easy Care Perennials

10 Low Maintenance And Easy Care Perennials
There is such a thing as a low maintenance, easy care perennial plant. It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial plants that can be labeled low maintenance. The two basic tricks are: 1) pick plants suited to your site and 2) allow them time to... 
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9 Best Annual Flowering Vines For Your Garden

9 Best Annual Flowering Vines For Your Garden
Flowering vines add so much to a garden. They add height, act as filler plants and most bloom for months, it takes time for most perennial vines to become established and flower well, but that’s not a problem with annual vines. Many will start flowering by mid-summer and continue right through frost. These plants are... 
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DIY Daisy Carnation Daffodil Flower Centerpiece

DIY Daisy Carnation Daffodil Flower Centerpiece
Spring is coming! And spring is the time of blooms, so let’s make this daisy carnation daffodil centerpiece for Easter table decoration or any summer or spring events. Use different shape & texture flowers to make flower centerpiece more interesting to look at. Pick bright flower colors that compliments each other like yellow, purple and... 
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13 Common Garden Flowers That Are Poisonous

13 Common Garden Flowers That Are Poisonous
We’ve already told you of plants that are poisonous for dogs, and today we’d like to enlist common poisonous flowers that are beautiful and popular. No one is saying you should remove them or avoid them altogether, but if you have small children and animals, you should know what flowers are poisonous so that you can... 
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16 Best Flower Choices For A Bold Winter Garden

16 Best Flower Choices For A Bold Winter Garden
Brighten gray, drizzly days with the  best cool-season flowers, in case th eclimate of your place allows some. Cool-season flowers bring a splash of color to your garden right when you need it most. Where freezes are infrequent, you can plant cheery pansies, snapdragons, English daisies, calendula, candytuft, cineraria, cyclamen, erica, hellebores, Iceland poppy, nemesia,... 
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How To Stunt Your Paperwhites With Alcohol

How To Stunt Your Paperwhites With Alcohol
It’s time to stunt your paperwhites, and we’ll do that with alcohol. Pot your paperwhites in stones and water, as you normally would. Once the roots begin growing and the green shoot on top reaches about 1-2″, pour off the existing water. Replace the water with a solution of 4 – 6% alcohol, as described... 
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13 Adorable Blooming Plant Choices For Christmas

13 Adorable Blooming Plant Choices For Christmas
Poinsettias are perhaps the most popular Christmas flowers for the warm places. But are there more plants that bloom at Christmas? Here’s a roundup of blooming plants, some of  which you should be able to find at your local florist, garden center, super market or big-box store like Home Depot, Target or Lowes. You’ll find... 
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DIY Dutch Floral Arrangement In Fall Colors

DIY Dutch Floral Arrangement In Fall Colors
This perfect Dutch flower arrangement reminds of the masterpieces of the best Dutch painters. To make it you’ll need a vase of your choice, floral frog or oasis foam, clippers, Camellia leaves, Mint, Ranunculus, Tulips, Bleeding hearts, Snow Drops, Clematis, Daffodils, Muscari. Place the floral frog in your vase of choice and add water to... 
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