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    Garden like it’s 1972!

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    Do you remember terrariums?  Wildly popular decades ago, they faded into obscurity as a garden and home decor trend and 40 years later, are making a comeback.  These mini-landscapes are constantly growing and changing, and are a great project for almost anyone.  They range from creative kid […]

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    Sedum is Seriously Cool Stuff

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    So… sedum.  What is it?  It’s this: And this: And this… One more for good measure: Basically, it’s an overarching term for members a very large and hardy group of succulents.  They have water-storing leaves, which makes them a perfect choice for water gardens, rock gardens and super dry areas.  […]

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    Be a Square! (-foot gardener)

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    People often confuse square-foot gardening with simple raised bed gardening, and there are some pretty cool differences.  Basically, square-foot gardening is raised bed gardening with a special plan.  The variety of plants planted closely together keeps the soil nutrient-rich, more weed-free than the ground, and […]

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    Pallet Planters — Add Color and Height to Your Garden!

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    A pallet planter is a great way to add height andvisual interest to your garden.  We think the brightly-colored coleus is just stunning in this version! Bursts of color from overflowing hanging baskets and annuals in flower beds will be seen around town soon enough.  We […]

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    Welcoming Spring with the Kids Grow Club – It’s Germination Time!

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    The Kids Grow Club members prepare their “pets” for germination.They’ll need lots of water and sunlight in order to sprout! It’s hard to believe that the Kids Grow Club is in its 18th year this year… the original members must be graduated from high school […]

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