Best White Roses for Every Garden

Best White Roses for Every Garden

White roses are so versatile in their bloom, growth habit and fragrance that they make adding white an easy addition to every garden. White is not a color but classified as a tone, used by artists to create tonal variations of a hue. In the garden, white can be used to tone down color chaos, […]

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Kick off the Fall Season

Kick off the Fall Season

Fall is in the air at the farm! You can feel it in the early morning when the air is chilly, with a slight bite that makes you want to stay under the covers a little longer, or smell it as the woody aroma of wood burning fireplaces floats through the air. While the official […]

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Canning Peaches Lemon Thyme Recipe

Canning Peaches Lemon Thyme Recipe

Nothing tastes better in the dead of winter than delicious canned Peaches. I am fortunate to have a great source for beautiful Globe Peaches from a local farmer that grows thousands of acres of Peaches, Nectarines and Apples. Globe Peaches are incredibly large, firm, sweet and the pits literally fall out of them. They make […]

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How to Grow Thyme

How to Grow Thyme

Thyme is a well-known herb and perennial garden plant that has many culinary uses including an essential flavoring with meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes. In addition, a charming garden plant that is also drought tolerant and deer resistant. The genus Thymus is large and contains over 350 species of both ornamental and culinary thyme. Popular […]

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Attracting Birds in The Garden

Attracting Birds in The Garden

The easiest method of attracting birds into the garden is to create a habitat that provides for their essential needs; food, shelter and water. Gardening for the birds, as crazy as that sounds, is the best way for attracting birds and retaining birds in your garden. Nothing beats native vegetation to feed the birds of […]

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Rose Growing at the Nursery

Rose Growing at the Nursery

Rose growing at the nursery is in full swing… June is always a hectic time at the farm with roses and plants shipping out to gardeners across the US almost as fast as they grow. The cool days and warm nights this spring have helped in producing robust roots and top growth on the 100’s […]

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Green Panda Bamboo

Green Panda Bamboo

Green Panda Bamboo is ideal to use for mass plantings, mixed grass and perennial borders, hedges or screening, as a specimen bamboo for smaller gardens, or as a container plant – my preferred choice! A recently available selective cultivar, Green Panda Bamboo, is becoming one of the most desirable and versatile hardy bamboos for the […]

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How To Grow Hostas | Growing Hostas

How To Grow Hostas | Growing Hostas

Add some color, texture and drama to your garden when you grow Hostas! Hosta are a large genus of 30-45 species of perennial plants, with numerous cultivars available offering a wide selection of plant size, leaf size, color, and sun tolerance. Hostas are so simple to grow, you may find that the most difficult task […]

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How to Grow Herbs |Quick Tips

How to Grow Herbs |Quick Tips

It is so easy to grow herbs in the garden or patio container. Whether you grow herbs for their wonderful aroma, for culinary uses, to dry and use in bath and body products, or just give them a ‘rub’ in the garden and release a fragrance bomb that soothes the senses, regardless of the reason, […]

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English Lavender  | Hardy Lavender angustifolia

English Lavender | Hardy Lavender angustifolia

For centuries, Lavender has been a staple perennial plant essential in herb gardens. In modern times, lavender has become an indispensable garden plant revered for its xeric nature and fragrant flowers. One of the most popular and recognizable perennial plants, not all lavender, are the same. Lavandula is a large genus containing 30 plus species, […]

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