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8 Nostalgic Garden Flowers Worth Revisiting For Charm, Aroma

In Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play, Our Town, heliotrope flowers connect two sets of characters who gather to inhale their intoxicating scent in the moonlight. Heliotropes, then common, are, indeed, wonderfully fragranced. Yet somehow, they’ve fallen out of favor in American gardens.

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Top Garden Trends And Expert Tips For Success

Interest in gardening continues to blossom as more people decide to exercise their green thumb and make the most of their outdoor spaces. Whether it’s a quaint balcony, large backyard garden or front yard landscaping, gardening opportunities are bountiful.

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Short On Space For Veggies? Smaller Varieties Thrive In Pots

For many gardeners, a large property with rows of green peppers and sun-kissed tomatoes as far as the eye can see is just a dream. Many of us either don’t have much soil to call our own, have limited mobility, or are new to gardening and feel intimidated. 

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Gardening: Shop Wisely When Buying ‘Starts,’ Or Seedlings

Many gardeners don’t start all their plants from seed. We buy “starts,” or seedlings, nursery-grown plants to transplant into our gardens and containers.

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When To Start Planting Seeds Indoors? Check Your Frost Date

February marks the midpoint of winter, and with spring just over the horizon, many gardeners are dreaming of sunny days and dirty fingernails. For those looking to get a jump on the growing season, starting seeds indoors offers the most gratifying option.

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It’s Time To Think Of Gardening Goals For The New Year

Something miraculous happens to gardeners at this time of year. I don’t know what triggers it. Perhaps it was the sight of Christmas trees and lights, or the presence of all those poinsettias.

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