13 Best Columbine Companion Plants

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Delicate and lovely columbine flowers are an easy-care plant that returns each year to our perennial garden. For maximum success with columbines, it’s essential to know which plants make good columbine companions. Get some great columbine companion plant ideas here, as well as tips about how to grow columbine plants in locations where they will … Read more

How to Save Seeds for Next Year: Flowers, Vegetables, More

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Learn how to save seeds for next year with these easy seed-saving tips. Save heirloom tomato seeds and other vegetable, flower, and herb seeds to plant in the future. Anyone can save money by gathering and saving seeds for next year’s garden. Get the easy tips for saving and storing seeds successfully. You can even … Read more

Flower Arrangement Fillers from the Vegetable Garden

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Learn about some surprising flower arrangement fillers you might have growing in your vegetable garden. Who knew that flower arrangement fillers could be so inexpensive and easy to source? Get easy ideas for greenery fillers for flower arrangements that you might never have thought of before. They might be growing in your garden right now! … Read more

42 Low Maintenance Flowering Shrubs and Bushes

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Learn about the best easy care low maintenance flowering shrubs and bushes you can grow in your yard or garden. The plants listed in this extensive guide are grouped into full sun, partial shade, and shady growing conditions. There are also deer-resistant and evergreen groups of low maintenance flowering shrubs and bushes here. Whether you … Read more

30 Zone 8 Perennials: Foolproof Stunners for the Garden

Learn about the best zone 8 perennials for an easy-care garden. This list includes zone 8 perennials for full sun, part shade, and shade. What do they all have in common? These low-maintenance zone 8 plants return every year to grace your garden space. Whether you have a small zone 8 perennial garden bed, a … Read more

Flower Container Ideas for the Artistically Challenged

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Lacking confidence when it comes to planting flower containers? Learn some easy, actionable flower container ideas and tips you can use no matter the size of your planting container. If you are looking for some garden flower container ideas, you’re in the right place. I have a formula that I’ve used for years. You will … Read more

How to Make Pressed Flower Greeting Cards

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Sometimes, in the busyness of life, someone else’s birthday sneaks up on me. When I realize I’ve forgotten to buy a card, I make one. One of the easiest cards to make is one with pressed flowers. If you have read any of my previous posts about my being artistically challenged, you know that if … Read more

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