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Garden Therapy Back Yard Play Garden Tour 13

The Art of Espalier: Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Growing espalier fruit trees in the home garden is a wonderful way to grow edibles in small spaces and in decorative ways. Training and pruning fruit trees to grow along walls or fences, keeps the fruit at an easily accessible height, and turns an otherwise standard tree into a garden showpiece. Espaliers can be fruit trees or ornamental, evergreen or …

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Tips From A Plant Sale Pro

Can Your Green Thumb Turn into Green? Tips from a Plant Sale Pro

Have you ever wondered if you could start your own plant sale business? Perhaps you would like to put your green thumb to work earning some green, or want to raise money for a school or project. No matter what the reason, a plant sale can become a source of income while feeding your desire to garden and the community. …

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Beautiful Cherry Blossom Branch

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

“Forcing” flowering branches is the term used for bringing plants indoors to bloom. The term may be a tad too strong for cut branches, though. Forcing, in regards to bulbs, can mean months of chilling, then planting, then watering, then growing. Bulbs really need some strong urging to grow and bloom indoors. Forcing flowering branches, however, require more of a gentle encouragement than …

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How to Revive a Sick Air Plant

If your air plant is looking dull, a bit brown, maybe limp, it could mean that it is very thirsty! To revive a sick air plant that has been a tad neglected, shipped from far, far away, or just looking a little under the weather, this guide will show you how to perk it back up! 1. The first step …

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Turn Your Finished Coloring Art into Crafty Coasters!

Relaxing and enjoying a bit of coloring to de-stress and explore your creativity can often be just the thing to brighten your mood. And with all of those perfectly shaded pages laying around, what’s a girl to do with them? Craft of course! Make these pretty coasters with your finished coloring art and now they will not only brighten your …

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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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