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Pairing Garden Plants with Butterflies

Pairing Garden Plants with Butterflies - entice your favorite butterflies -

Before butterflies are winging their way from flower to flower sipping nectar, they are munching through life as caterpillars on their favorite plants. Find out the plant preferences for five common butterflies, then add them to your garden to see the full life cycle of the butterflies.

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8 Sweet-Smelling Vines to Grow this Year

8 Sweet-Smelling Vines to Grow this Year - plants to fill your landscape with color & fragrance -

You don’t have to live in the tropics to have a garden graced with beautiful blooming vines that fill the air with sweet perfume. Check out our list of eight fragrant vines—you’re sure to find one that will work in your landscape and garden.

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Simple Fruit Salsa

Simple Fruit Salsa - made with ingredients from your garden -

Heat and ice. Tart and sweet. This quick fruit salsa brings everything we love about spring, summer and the garden straight to your table.

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No-Brainer Container Combinations for Annual Plants

No-Brainer Container Combinations for Annual Plants - Make one yourself in less than 30 minutes! -

Eight easy-care plant combinations selected by a team of experts for their beauty, plant compatibility and outstanding performance all season long. Includes a printable PDF with step-by-step directions and a supply list that you can take along for shopping.

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Build a House for Native Bees

Build a House for Native Bees - the perfect nesting site for mason and leafcutter bees -

Celebrate mason and leafcutter bees with your family by providing bee houses and harvesting their cocoons to keep them safe. We have three styles of bee houses you can make with just a few simple tools and supplies.

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Get to Know Native Bees of North America

Get to Know Native Bees of North America - featuring mason and leafcutter bees -

Native bees don’t produce honey, but they are some of the best pollinators in the entire insect world. Learn more about two of the most common bee species native to North America, the mason and leafcutter bees, and how to set up your own bee house.

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10 Common Weeds

10 Common Weeds - some are probably in your landscape -

The truth is, a weed is just an ordinary plant growing in place that you don’t want it. That said, there are some plants that always seems to sprout where they aren’t welcome…year after year. You recognize them when you see them, but do you know what they are? Let us help put a name to some of the weeds growing in your yard and offer a few tips for keeping them under control.

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Plant a Stir-fry Garden

Plant a Stir-fry Garden - try a square foot, raised bed -

Use the square-foot method to simplify gardening and harvest loads of vegetables for homemade stir-fries.

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How to Care for a New Bonsai Tree

How to Care for a New Bonsai Tree - tips for the new bonsai enthusiast -

Growing bonsai trees is more than an ancient art form, it’s a satisfying hobby and a way to connect with nature in a close and unique way. Getting started with bonsai is easy with these great tips on how to grow and care for your new bonsai tree.

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How to Divide Hostas

How to Divide Hostas - the easy way to multiply your plants -

Step-by-step instructions on how to dig and divide your hosta plants.

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