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Elderberries, How to Grow Elderberries -

Though they are not widely known, elderberries are one of the most versatile and productive plants in the garden world. Native to many parts of the United States, they have offered shade, protection, beautiful flowers, and tasty berries to their keepers and the local wildlife for generations. In short, they require very little care and give back so much! Whether you choose to grow them as a hedge, a place for butterflies to visit, or for food and medicinal recipes, you won’t be disappointed by the benefits they offer. And this plant is hearty enough for even first-time growers to master....

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Planting and Growing Herbs  PEOPLE have used herbs for their culinary and healing properties for centuries. Today, herbs remain as popular as ever. Cooks love the unique flavors that herbs lend to all kinds of food and drink. Herbalists treasure the healing qualities of certain flowers, leaves and roots. Herbal crafters preserve the beauty and fragrance of flowers and leaves in potpourri, wreaths, sachets and dried arrangements. And gardeners value herbs for all their excellent qualities, including their vigor, low maintenance and natural resistance to pests. When most of us think of herbs, we picture the common kitchen seasonings, such...

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Allium, Alpine currant, azaleas, flowers, gardening, home decor, homedecor, Hostas, Hydrangeas, Impatiens, landscaping, Oregon Grape Holly, planting, Rhododendrons, seeds, SHRUBS, spring, spring planting, springsofeden, Vinca, Wild columbine, Wild ginger -

If you want to look like you’ve taken your garden to the next level of design, ornamental alliums are the answer. Planting a few bulbs in the fall will create a mini-sculpture garden in the spring that will not only last while the flowers are fresh, but continue into summer as the flowers dry in place. The single globes float above the surrounding garden and are made up of tiny, individual flowers on thin, hollow stems. They’re easy, very hardy, and with basal (ground level) foliage that is rapidly covered by other growing perennials, you won’t face the “what to...

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Lots of Decorative and Landscaping Ideas to Beautify Your Home! See more ideas below about Backyard ideas, Garden ideas and Gardening. Greet Guests with Flowers. Flowers always make a home seem more welcoming. Plant Rambling Vines. Dress Up Your Driveway. Plant No-Fuss Lilies. Deer-Proof Your Garden. Add Height with Planters and Baskets. Grow Blooming Shrubs. Hide Outdoor Structures. Your home may be your castle, but rather than surround it with a moat, use any of these wonderful yard landscaping ideas to add warmth, color, and texture to the place you love to live. From growing blooming shrubs, to planting annuals and perennials, to...

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cactus, flowers, gardening, plants, seeds, succulents -

Succulents are versatile and look almost primordial. They make excellent flower arrangements that live forever and require very little care except for good drainage, no frost and very little water. Growing them from seed is the best way to propagate rare varieties, so here is our guide on how to grow succulents from seed. If you follow these simple steps, you’ll find it pretty easy. Before even getting to the sowing stage there are a few tips you should bear in mind. You will need to get some shallow planting trays with a lot of holes in them; this allows for...

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