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Podcast: Brent’s Gardening Tips

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A great spring garden actually begins in the fall! Here’s a recap of the questions you asked Brent this past April, and what you can do this fall for a better garden in spring of 2021.

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Naturalizing: What It Means, and Why It's Important

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"Naturalizing" is among the most misunderstood terms in gardening. Find out what it means, and why it's important.

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How to Make Amaryllis Bloom Again

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  After the holidays, the only thing sadder than disposing of your Christmas tree is watching your beautiful amaryllis blooms fade. Alas, like most flowers, these bold blooms are here for a good time, not a long time. However, that doesn’t mean you should toss your amaryllis bulb into the compost heap just yet! With a little TLC, your amaryllis can live to see another year—and another beautiful blooming period!   How to Care for Amaryllis   Amaryllis have similar needs to the other bulbs in your garden: moisture, light, food, and a period of dormancy. As the blooms fade,...

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Big, Bold Foliage Plants

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Add some drama to your garden and containers with the biggest, boldest foliage plants from our 2020 Spring catalog.

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The Gardener’s Gift Guide

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At this most wonderful time of year, you might be thinking less about your spring garden and a little more about gifts for friends and family. We love anything that brings a smile to a loved one’s face, and for gardeners, there’s no shortage of options! Whether you’re making a shopping list or a wish list, these great gift items are sure to brighten someone’s day—not to mention next year’s garden.

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