Category Archive for: ‘Plant Lists’

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Safe Gardening with Dogs and Cats: 12 Common Garden Plants Poisonous to Pets

Do you like to garden with pets? Dogs and cats can be great garden company and it’s important to keep them safe. I have had my fair share of four-legged garden helpers and I will say that some needed a lot of training to safely roam the garden, while others were able to work it out on their own. When …

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Fragrant Flowers List Lilac

Grow These 10 Fragrant Flowers For a Heavenly Smelling Garden

The garden experience can reach all of the senses, but my favorite is aroma. Among hosts of other pleasant garden scents, some of the first to come to mind are those of flowers. The thing is, not all flowers offers a scent. If you are gardening just for the smell of it, here is my top ten wonderfully scented flowers. …

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Beautiful Culinary Kitchen Garden

A Culinary Kitchen Garden Perfect for Small Spaces

Herbs are a must in my garden. I use fresh herbs in cooking year round and love to keep them close to the kitchen for easy harvest. Join me as we tour the transformation of my perennial herb container garden to a culinary kitchen garden that looks as beautiful as it is tasty. In my previous home, the garden spaces …

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How To Grow Herbs Indoors So They Will Survive And Thrive

Which Herbs to Grow Indoors (and Which Ones NOT to)

Herbs are outdoor plants. There are many plants that can grow well as houseplants, but herbs are not among them. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t choose certain herbs to grow indoors. This article covers which herbs to grow indoors as well as some that you should leave outside. Once you have your list head over to get a …

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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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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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