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Exciting Elephant Ears

By | February 11, 2020
Diamond Head Elephant Ear
Diamond Head Elephant Ear

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The first plant I ever rescued from the brink of death was an elephant ear. During the summer of 2006, I was getting ready to move into my first apartment. Prior to moving out, I bought an elephant ear plant on 75% off clearance at the garden center where I worked. I didn’t want to plant it before I moved…Read More

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How to Grow the Big and Bold Dahlia Blooms!

By | February 4, 2020
Thomas Edison Dahlia
Thomas Edison Dahlia

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The dahlia is one of the most popular summer-blooming flower bulbs! New gardeners will love the bright colors, and ease of growing, as well as the large assortment of colors and bloom shapes to choose from. Experienced gardeners enjoy growing dahlias for the challenge of growing the biggest blooms possible, overwintering the dahlia tubers, and mixing them in with their perennial…Read More

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5 Companion Planting Ideas for Begonias

By | January 30, 2020
Twilight and Light Collection
Twilight and Light Collection

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Begonias are well known flowering plants for hanging baskets, planters and garden beds. These bold flowering bulbs brighten shaded garden areas and add loads of colors to patio planters. While begonias alone in a planter or bed make a statement, combining begonias with other garden plants adds additional interest to shade gardens. If you are looking for garden ideas for…Read More

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Complete Guide to Growing Begonia Tubers

By | January 29, 2020
Red Begonias
Red Begonias

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Beautiful Shade Loving Blooms for your Beds, Baskets, and Containers! With over 350 species of begonias in existence, these shade-loving beauties are easily one of my favorite summer-blooming bulbs! My mostly shaded property has allowed me to experiment with the various begonia varieties, which I have grown increasingly fond of over time. At the garden centers where I worked in…Read More

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The Beginner’s Guide to Gardening with Lilies

By | January 23, 2020
Mixed Lilies
Mixed Lilies

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True Lilies Lily is a broad term to describe a slew of various bulbs and perennials. In spring and summer gardeners’ plant: calla lilies, canna lilies, lily of the valley, daylilies, mountain lilies, pineapple lilies and of course the true lilies. What I mean by “true lilies” are Oriental Lilies, Asiatic Lilies, Tiger Lilies, Orienpet Lilies, Trumpet Lilies and species…Read More

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Storing Dahlias for Winter

By | September 17, 2019
Dahlia Tubers
Dahlia Tubers

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Did you grow big, beautiful dahlias this past summer and want to keep them for next season? If you love growing dahlias and want to ensure your dahlia collection remains strong you will want to dig and store your dahlia tubers for next season. Here are 5 easy steps to storing your dahlia tubers for winter. 5 Steps to Storing…Read More

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Plants That Like it Hot!

By | June 20, 2019
Pineapple Lily
Pineapple Lily

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Do you have a hot spot in your garden? Or perhaps it’s not a spot, but rather the whole garden is in a hot spot! If sun, heat, and dryness are factors in your yard you may find yourself standing in your yard with a hose for 8 hours. Once you have realized that this is no way to spend…Read More

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7 Unique Shade-Loving Plants

By | May 16, 2019
Visions Astilbe
Visions Astilbe

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Gardening is like life in that it isn’t always easy; we encounter situations and settings that pose challenges. A very common garden challenge is finding colorful plants for shaded garden areas. Before I had a shaded yard, I was always a fan of the shade plant section at the garden centers where I used to work. Part of the reason…Read More

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If you need any help with gardening or if you have plant-related questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to Jenny San Filippo. She can provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to succeed with your next project!

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