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Make a Patriotic Container Garden

Make a Patriotic Container Garden - use flowers to show your red, white and blue -

What better way to show your patriotism than with colorful containers filled with red, white, and blue flowers to adorn your home and garden? Here are tips on selecting long-blooming flowers that are available in red, white and blue and grow well in containers.

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Keep Your Cut Flowers Fresh Longer

Keep Your Cut Flowers Fresh Longer - grow your own bouquet -

Follow these words of advice and your flowers will stay fresh and pretty.

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Container Gardens for Butterflies

Container Gardens for Butterflies - attract butterflies to a small space -

Even if you don’t have a lot of garden space, you can still grow plants in containers that will provide food for caterpillars, nectar for butterflies and shelter for their eggs. This article includes a list of plants favored by butterflies.

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DIY: May Basket Day

DIY: May Basket Day - celebrate springtime -

This May 1, mark the special occasion by filling a basket-like jar with flowers to give your friends & family.

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Garden Center Checklist

Garden Center Checklist - a printable shopping list -

Before heading over to your neighborhood garden center, print this checklist to remember all the supplies you need in one trip.

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Create a Garden that Attracts Birds

Create a Garden that Attracts Birds - make your garden bird friendly -

Plants and birds have a very special relationship in ecosystems and outdoor environments, including your backyard. Here are tips for making your garden more bird friendly.

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How to Build a Bird Friendly Garden

How to Build a Bird Friendly Garden - the best plants & most attractive features -

With some thoughtful planning, you can attract a wide range of birds to your backyard.

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Create a Fragrance Garden

Create a Fragrance Garden - plant a garden that smells as good as it looks -

Flowering plants are all beautiful, but some are more fragrant than others. Discover ten plants that will add exceptional fragrance to your landscape.

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The Potting Bench

The Potting Bench - one-stop spot for storage, organization, decoration & convenience -

Every gardener needs a potting bench. They combine style, storage and practicality all in one piece.

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Make Your Own Suet Bird Feeder

Make Your Own Suet Bird Feeder - from a cookie cutter -

Insect-eating birds can have trouble finding food during winter, so it's a good idea to provide them with a feeder that offers high-energy suet to eat.

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