Plants

ready hedge
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I am writing about Ready Hedge because I have been looking for this product in my own corner of the world for years, to no...

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Easy care and totally stylish- Succulents are trendy.   Simply Succulents is a great site for reasonably priced succulent kits, wreaths, plants, and topiary.  I am...

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What is a Locavore? Actually added to the dictionary last year, it refers to people who go to great lengths to source locally grown and...

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The flower is utterly magical to behold, but is made even more precious by the fact that its blooms are rare and special occasions.  For...

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Sun....it's really on my mind.  The white out conditions outside my window all day today and this interminable winter are making me extraordinarily eager for...

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preserved plant green wall
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Having done a brief stint in interior plant design, I know that sometimes, you just have to specify silk plants.  (As much as I hated...

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Wedding Cut Flower Garden Inspiration - 1. Retama monosperma #1,(Bridal veil broom) 2. ~Blushing Bride-Rose of Sharon~, 3. Blushing Bride Hydrangea, 4. Calla Lily 'Bridal Bliss', 5. 070108_astilbe, (Astilbe Bridal veil)6. Hosta 'Bridegroom' --- HostasDirect.com, 7. 052708_3, (Poppy Royal Wedding) 8. WEDDING FEAST, (Daylily) 9. Allison's Wedding (Daylily)
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Spring is coming and wedding season will soon be in full swing.  I am sensing a trend in this era of cost cutting and economizing...

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I could choose almost any state in the union for this to be a native of...it grows almost everywhere (sometimes invasively). I am going with...

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Mind Cafe has a little article about the mind that, interestingly, claims that Chartreuse is the most memorable color.  Far more so than red.   In...

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One of the most exciting things that I saw at New England Grows last week is that a local grower has taken on the Hort...

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The 2009 season is starting to gear up, so I thought it would be interesting to re-visit the 2009 garden trend predictions from the Garden...

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New England Grows kicks off this morning and there is a presentation about diversifying your business in tough economic times that is being given by...

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Sedge lawns are a smart environmental alternative to traditional lawns.  Sedges are close botanical cousins of the conventional grasses that make up traditional lawns but...

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Dick Cheney inspired my choice of native plants from his own state of Wyoming.  Atriplex canescens or four wing saltbush is not only visually similar...

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The state tree of South Carolina, Sabal palmetto, is making me long for warm sandy beaches. Sabal palmetto grows up to 65 ft (20 m)...

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terrarium making inspiration
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I can't wait until spring, if for no other reason, but that I am sick of my coat, I am sick of wearing a jacket...

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Ugh...laziness and mental distraction pervades....but this was fun.  There is a quiz over at This garden is Illegal that tells you what kind of flower...

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I am feeling really lazy today....my coffee simply has not yet kicked in.  I was casting about for garden of the day shots, when my...

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I think I will call it the Sugar Maple of the south....because it almost could pass for the same tree. Sweetgum is one of the...

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I am celebrating my trip to Washington later this week with a Native of DC (and areas all around it).   The Dwarf Crested Iris...

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Do I like Elvis? sure...but am I one of those die hard, Graceland pilgrimage, fried peanut butter and banana sandwich eating, velvet Elvis type fans?...NO...

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