How to Plant Dahlia Tubers with Success

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Learn how to plant dahlia tubers and get essential tips for growing better dahlias. Need to know about planting dahlias from tubers? This comprehensive guide will give you tips about preparing soil, caring for dahlias, keeping pests away, and storing them for the winter. Learn when to plant dahlia tubers, how to plant dahlia tubers … Read more

20 Best Watering Wands for 2023

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Get the best watering wand for your garden. One of the best ways I keep updated on what is happening in the garden is by hand-watering with a watering wand. In this post, you will learn why I choose to hand-water, how to save time when hand-watering, and the best watering wands to use for … Read more

Saving Seeds Successfully: 5 Essential Tips

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Learn how to save heirloom tomato seeds and other vegetable or flower seeds to plant in the future. Save money by gathering and saving seeds for next year’s garden. Get the easy tips for saving and storing seeds successfully. It’s easier than you might think! The Seed Saving Backstory Every summer, I tell myself I’m … Read more

Low Maintenance Gardening Ideas: Essential Tips

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The blueberries and raspberries are hanging thickly on their branches, waiting to be picked, and the radish row is starting to go to seed. It is the time of the summer when I am often hit hard with GARDEN GUILT (it’s much more ominous when the words are written in capital letters). I have a … Read more

Old Garden Roses: An Easy-Care Alternative to Hybrid Teas

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High-maintenance plants do not thrive in our garden. As I wrote in a previous post about our new dahlia bed, we removed our hybrid tea roses a few years ago because they were suffering. They suffered from powdery mildew and black spot. They also provided the local deer with a lovely buffet. I don’t have … Read more

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