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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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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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Growing Amaryllis in Water for Colorful Holiday Blooms

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With the hauntings of Halloween now in our rearview mirror, the shift to the holiday mindset is well underway. The store shelves have switched from candy and costumes to garlands and greenery, and the desire to deck our halls is growing ever more pressing. And, of course, along with wreaths, holly, and mistletoe, comes another holiday plant we just can’t get enough of at this time of year—amaryllis.   The Attraction of the Amazing Amaryllis When the weather outside is frightful, and our flourishing gardens have faded away, we find ourselves craving more color than just the holiday greenery in...

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