Gardening

Celebrating Earth Day – 8 ways you can make a difference today

April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day Everyone! Earth Day was founded in 1970 by John McDonnell (from the United States). It used to be celebrated on the first day of Spring (the March Equinox) and still is by many people.  As a worldwide celebration, April 22 is the more recognized date, but many people extend the celebration to make it Earth Week, usually the week preceding Earth Day.  …

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Want Free Plants For The Summer, Start Your Cuttings This Winter! – Annabelle Hydrangea Propagation – APRIL UPDATE

April 20, 2017

  Winter Hardwood Cuttings Update   I just wanted to post a quick update on how my hardwood cuttings are doing.  Back in the middle of February I took hard cuttings of my Annabelle hydrangeas for propagating. You can read about that HERE. It’s now almost the end of April and I thought I’d show you how my cuttings are doing?  I was a little …

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Want Free Plants For The Summer, Start Your Cuttings This Winter! – Annabelle Hydrangea Propagation

February 20, 2017

To me, one of the best and most beautiful flowers you can grow in a garden are Annabelle hydrangeas. Their stunning white color adds such a classic look.  The blooms are big and often get about 10″ in diameter.  The Annabelle hydrangea blooms every year even with severe pruning or extremely cold winters. I’ve included some photos for inspiration and to give you an idea …

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Growing dahlias from seed – #flowersbringhappiness

November 5, 2016

First of all I just wanted to share a really cool video taken moments right after the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. I’m not a sports fan, but I was thrilled when they won! The last time they won the World Series was 108 years ago!! Okay, back to my gardening post. I think that one of the most exciting aspects of gardening is …

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