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ENQUIRING MINDS WANT TO PLANT!

Knowledge and resources about plants and planting are so vast they can be overwhelming. The best approach is to take advantage of information based on your areas of interest and then seek the guidance of a plant professional. Your local nursery or garden center has inspired people ready to offer advice.

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Build a Monarch Garden

Build a Monarch Garden

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…Here’s a garden design that will attract Monarch butterflies and it only uses three perennials groupings. It’s pretty, too!

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How to attract hummingbirds

How to Attract Hummingbirds

The Ruby-throated hummingbird is the only hummingbird that visits our area. Hummers start to arrive in our area around May 1. One tip for attracting hummingbirds is to offer a sugar water mixture during hot, dry weather that is one-quarter cup of sugar per cup of water.

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Bees & Butterflies Need Love Too!

Bees & Butterflies Need Love Too!

As spring continues to wake up our gardens and stay at home orders are giving us extra time-we get the itch to start outdoor spring chores early. Gardening is a great way to get fresh air and exercise-while staying away from other humans.

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Hibiscus Evening Rose

Year of the Hardy Hibiscus

Hardy Hibiscus adds a splash of tropical flair to your perennial garden. Fast-growing and fabulous, these plants explode with pinwheel-like flowers the size of dinner plates in late summer.

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