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Garden Mulches - Organic, Inorganic, Mulch Techniques

Mulches in gardening or agriculture. Mulching protects soil, suppresses weeds, retains soil moisture and temperature, provides nutrients, and reduces soil erosion

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Winterizing Perennials

A step by step guide to winterizing perennials, preparing perennials for winter, and protecting perennials in winter from frost and snow

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Fall Bulbs Planting Guide to Flowering Bulbs

Fall bulbs are planted in autumn and flower in spring. Tips and ideas for planting bulbs in the fall

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Fall Bulbs | Amaryllis Bulb Care

Fall bulbs such as Amaryllis can be planted in pots and forced to bloom. Care for an Amaryllis bulb indoors, faster Amaryllis flower growing by kit

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Heuchera Plant - Growing, Planting, Seeds, Care

Heuchera plants, Coral Bells, have low growing colorful evergreen foliage and spikes of flowers to 2ft. tall

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Jacob's Ladder Perennial - Polemonium Plants

Jacobs Ladder perennial plant, white or blue flowers, shade tolerant. Jacobs Ladder planting, care, soil, propagation, and varieties

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Lenten Rose Plant Guide and Pictures

Lenten Rose plant, also known as Christmas Rose, is a Hellebore. Lenten Rose flowers around the Lenten season, there are about fifteen varieties of Hellebore

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Bluebell Flowers - Propagating, Growing, Bluebells Bulbs in Shade

Bluebell flowers are popular for spring and a natural wild flower for shade. Blue flowers with purple blue leaves the Bluebell is good for planting under trees

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Solomons Seal - Planting, Propagation, Growing, Care for Solomon's Plants

Solomon’s Seal for shade, white bell shaped flowers, native to woodlands in North America. Relative of lily-of-the-valley

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Lungwort Plant Pulmonaria - Growing, Planting, Soil, and Propagation

Lungwort plant, Bethlehem Sage or Jerusalem Sage, is an early perennial with heart-shaped leaves and beautiful patterns speckled white and green

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