Great Fall Flowers for Warm Climates

by Jessica B. October 27th, 2016
While it may seem odd to fill your southern garden with bright autumn colors, if you are missing the warmth of a nice cozy autumn, a few fall inspired blossoms might help it feel more like fall while you enjoy the warmer weather. Here
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Preparing Your Yard for Winter in the Rockies

by Kimberly Hays October 20th, 2016
Now is the time to get your yard prepared for winter so that you have a nice lush lawn and garden when spring arrives. It will soon be snowing, so you need to get these final preparations done now. It doesn’t require a lot of hard work, but it is necessary.

Leaves – Instead of taking the time to rake and bag leaves, simply mow them over with a lawnmower. They will become mulch and will decompose over the winter
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Great Flowers for Fall in New England

by Jessica B. October 13th, 2016
I am all about autumn colors and there is nothing I like better than a beautiful garden full of flowers that thrive as the shorter days roll in. If you live in New England, or even the Mid-Atlantic region, there are a ton of great options out there to guarantee you still have blossoms in your yard until November, if temperatures stay reasonable.

While I love the deep oranges and reds that are common among autumn flowers, as they are
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  • Preparing Potted Plants for Winter in the Midwest

    by Kimberly Hays October 6th, 2016
    There are many plants that go dormant in the winter that need to be in the cold in order to thrive again when springtime comes. If you have plants outdoors in pots, especially bulb plants, you will need to prepare them for the cold winter nighttime temperatures. Keep in mind that pots offer very little protection to the delicate roots of your plants, so you will need to prepare
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  • Favorite Perennials for the Southern Interior

    by Jessica B. September 29th, 2016
    One of my favorite things about gardening in the southern interior, or mostly zone 8, is the abundance of colorful flowers you can enjoy almost year round. Yes, you can get a lot in the north as well (where I am currently), but it isn’t quite the same. Here are some of my favorite perennials from down south gardening that will bring you a lot of color and joy.
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  • Grow Potatoes in Winter in the Pacific Northwest

    by Kimberly Hays September 22nd, 2016
    A lot of people are finished working their vegetable garden until next spring, but those who want to continue gardening can plant some vegetables indoors. While most people think of growing herbs indoors, not many think of growing vegetables, especially potatoes. It will take a little work in the beginning, but it is a fun project, and you will have some fresh, delicious potatoes during the winter months.

    Seed Potatoes –
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