Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Haunting Ruse Black Lenten Rose Hellebore

5 Stunning Hellebore Varieties You MUST See!

Hellebores (Hellborus) are commonly known as Lenten Rose given their blooms are a late winter / early springtime staple in zone 4-9 shade gardens.  The toothed, green leaves are leathery and stay evergreen through a mild winter. Damaged leaves are quickly replaced in late winter to early spring adding a necessary lift to garden early in the year. Hellebore flower heads hang upside-down and their true beauty cannot be completely appreciated. …

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Growing Hellebores Essential Guide 1

Hooray for Hellebores! Read All About These Elegant Evergreen Beauties

Hellebores create excitement in gardeners that pales in comparison to other perennials. Their delicate blooms are shy—they hang their heads hiding the most beautiful ruffles, freckles, and colors from passersby. As pretty as they are, they aren’t the most showy flowers out there, so why do gardeners love them so much? Because when they start to bloom, we take it as the starting gun …

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Soil Block Seedings

These Easy & Economical Soil Blocks Will Change How You Garden

Starting plants from seeds is a fantastic way to save money on gardening while opening up a wide array of crop varietal options that are unavailable to purchase as seedlings. Smart gardeners know that seed starting must be done with care to produce robust seedlings that are resistant to pests and transplant shock. You can find a number of different …

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Sprouted Bean Seeds In Plastis Pots Supersowsunday

The Ultimate Seed Starting Guide

If you are hoping to sow seeds early in the season, and start your garden truly from scratch, then I have put together a guide covering the many essential posts from the Garden Therapy Seed Starting Series. You will find all that you need here to start a vegetable, herb, or flower garden from seed. From the basics for beginners to helpful tips …

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Johnsons Blue Geranium

These Hardy Perennials are the Toughest on the Block

Every garden needs the personal touch that comes from unique and diverse plants. Yet those plants are not always the easiest to care for. These lists of tried-and-true hardy perennials for sun and shade are essential to build the foundation of a garden. Whether you’re hoping to start a new garden from scratch, or fill in an existing garden with low-maintenance …

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Perennials You Can Start From Seed

Save Money and Start these 14 Perennials from Seed

Have you tried starting perennials from seed? I often see the seeds for sale but I worry that it will take many years to grow a actual flower head or a decent sized plant. However, what I have learned is that there is a way to jump start perennials from seed so that they are large and established for the …

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