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Annual Flowers by Color

Annual Flowers by Color - find your favorite colors in flowers -

Do you have a specific color scheme in mind for your landscape or want to color-coordinate flowers for a special event? We’ve created a list with pictures of some of our favorite annuals, sorted by color to make it easy for you to find your favorites.

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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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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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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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5 Ways to Stop Weeds Before They Start

5 Ways to Stop Weeds Before They Start - win the war on weeds this season -

Early spring—that wonderful time you start to imagine your summer garden full of flowers, fruits, vegetables, and…weeds. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a little preparation now, you can put a stop to the weeds before they get a chance to take root, without having to rely on chemical herbicides.

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Why Is There No Fruit on My Tree?

Why Is There No Fruit on My Tree? - 8 reasons your tree is not producing -

Are your fruit trees not setting fruit? We give you common reasons that might happen.

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5 Tips for Fertilizing Fruit Trees

5 Tips for Fertilizing Fruit Trees - including when to feed them -

Learn how to fertilize your home orchard and maximize your summer and fall harvest. Whether you’re growing apple, peach, apricot, cherry or another type of fruit tree, these five most important rules of thumb will hold in almost all cases.

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Ten Presidents and their Trees

Ten Presidents and their Trees - famous trees of the White House -

Ever since Thomas Jefferson occupied the White House, presidents have planted trees to honor events big and small or simply to add to the storied gardens at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. We'll introduce you to ten of these commemorative trees and the presidents who planted them.

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