Posts tagged with «hardiness zone»

Learn Your Hardiness Zone and Take the Doubt out of Spring Planting!

Whether you’re planting trees, shrubs, vegetables or perennials, climate is key when you’re choosing what to plant. Everyone knows that you can’t grow an orange tree in Minnesota or a field of wheat in South Florida, but there’s a pretty big gray area for most plants. Pick the wrong plant for your climate, and you’ll wind up wasting time, money and effort. And now that you can order so many seeds and plants online, knowing […]

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Get that Green Thumb Moving this March, no Matter where you Live!

It may seem like this winter will never be over but, believe it or not, March is almost here. That means spring is coming, and your garden will soon be waking from its winter slumber. No matter where you live in the continental U.S., there are things you can do in March to jump-start your garden and prepare for beautiful blooms and delicious vegetables. Get the whole family involved, just like little Dylan in the […]

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Winter Gardening: Now’s the Time to Get a Jump on Spring Planting

Whether or not your neighborhood is under a blanket of snow, your garden may seem pretty dormant this time of year. But make no mistake: your perennials are preparing themselves to spring forth as soon as the weather warms up. Melissa, a member of our team, was just telling us about the lovely garlic shoots she saw peaking out of the ground after a brief snow melt. The “dead” of winter is actually the perfect […]

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8 Plants that Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds

When you choose which flowers to plant in your garden, you probably think about things like shape, size, color and bloom time. If you’re only thinking about the flowers’ appearance, though, you’re missing out on a big way that flowers can beautify your property. Some hardworking blooms not only look pretty in their own right–they also attract fascinatingly gorgeous butterflies and hummingbirds. Choosing among these attractive plants will help you make the ground and the […]

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