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

10 Fabulous Flowering Easy Care Shrubs

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Often described as the backbone of a garden, shrubs are generally reliable bloomers. Reliability is important to me, and so is hardiness. I am sorry to let you know that any plants which hope to do well in our yard must thrive on neglect. Our flowering shrubs definitely fall into this category. If you see … 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

5 Favorite Perennials: Foolproof Stunners for the Garden

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I know there are other lists of favorite perennials out there, but I must share this list with you. If there are any other gardeners out there whose plants must thrive on neglect to survive, then this list is for you. If a plant needs to be coddled and pampered, it does not do well … Read more

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