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Gerbera Daisies: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Gerbera Daisies: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow »

13 Mar, 2017
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If your plants die overnight, take solace in the fact that you’re not alone

 

Southerners buy gerbera daisies by the thousands

Summer Care For ‘Knock Out’ Rose

Summer Care For ‘Knock Out’ Rose »

13 Mar, 2017
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They say it’s carefree, but it still needs some attention.

 

You’ve heard of all the hype about ‘Knock Out’ rose. “It

Bamboo—Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down?

Bamboo—Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down? »

13 Mar, 2017
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Depending on your outlook, this notorious plant can be a blessing or a curse.

 

No one waffles when you ask their

How To Bring Butterflies to Your Garden

How To Bring Butterflies to Your Garden »

13 Mar, 2017
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These 10 easy flowers draw butterflies to your garden all summer long.

 

I’m pretty sure you hate bugs. Almost everybody does.

How To Keep Your Garden Growing All Summer Long

How To Keep Your Garden Growing All Summer Long »

13 Mar, 2017
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No patience for a wilting garden? Follow these beat-the-heat growing tips

 

Summer is baking the South with extremely hot temperatures right

The Secret to Drying Hydrangeas and Other Botanicals

The Secret to Drying Hydrangeas and Other Botanicals »

13 Mar, 2017
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Here’s how to keep your hydrangea blooms colorful all year long.

 

Back in 2011, we interviewed author and designer, James T.

What’s the Difference Between White and Yellow Corn?

What’s the Difference Between White and Yellow Corn? »

13 Mar, 2017
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Does the color of corn really matter? You might be surprised.

 

You see a tower of green ears of corn at

How to Attract Snakes to Your Yard

How to Attract Snakes to Your Yard »

13 Mar, 2017
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Five rules to entice these beloved serpents.

 

Over the course of countless conversations with Southerners throughout the years, one truth stands

How To Care For Succulents

How To Care For Succulents »

13 Mar, 2017
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Succulent plants aren’t for dinner.

 

I like succulent plants at breakfast. I like succulent plants at lunch. I like succulent plants

How to Arrange Flowers from Beautiful Garden Blooms

How to Arrange Flowers from Beautiful Garden Blooms »

13 Mar, 2017
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Follow these four, easy-to-follow steps to master seasonal, garden-to-table arranging.

 

While Megan McHugh and Denise Richter have backgrounds in poetry and

An Ode to Summer Tomatoes

An Ode to Summer Tomatoes »

13 Mar, 2017
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From a salad piled high with heirlooms to a charred relish, there’s no match for the South’s sun ripened tomatoes.

 

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Why Fresh Strawberries are a Southern Favorite

Why Fresh Strawberries are a Southern Favorite »

13 Mar, 2017
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Sliced, diced, or straight from the patch, our favorite springtime fruit is ripe for the picking.

 

Juicy plump strawberries are what

How to Grow and Get Rid of Mushrooms in the Yard

How to Grow and Get Rid of Mushrooms in the Yard »

13 Mar, 2017
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Whether these fungi are good or bad depends on what you do with them.

 

Summer is the time of year when

3 Easy Herbs

3 Easy Herbs »

13 Mar, 2017
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Get growing this fall with this fragrant no-fail trio.

  Where To Begin Never grown herbs before? Then start with these three–oregano,

How to Pick the Perfect Houseplants

How to Pick the Perfect Houseplants »

13 Mar, 2017
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Everything you need to consider when chossing an indoor plant.

 

It’s commonly accepted that indoor plants can improve the air quality

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Dahlias

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Dahlias »

13 Mar, 2017
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Facts and myths behind the fabulous fall blooms

 

If you don’t know what you’re doing, growing your own dahlias can be tough.

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Mums

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Mums »

13 Mar, 2017
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How to buy, plant, and maintain fall’s staple flower 1. It’s better to buy plants with unopened buds

You’ll get more bang

The Perfect Plants for Beginner Gardeners

The Perfect Plants for Beginner Gardeners »

13 Mar, 2017
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Want to start gardening, but it just seems too hard? We’re here to help.

We get it: You want to start gardening,

Once I Was a Clueless Gardener

Once I Was a Clueless Gardener »

13 Mar, 2017
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You could probably learn to garden by yourself. But where’s the fun in that?

 

My favorite picture of my mother is

Deck the Halls! We Found 5 Southern Christmas Tree Farms

Deck the Halls! We Found 5 Southern Christmas Tree Farms »

13 Mar, 2017
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Picking out a tree with the family is a special tradition

 

As a kid, my family would visit a Christmas tree

Hydroponics Feed Struggling Coal Mining Communities

Hydroponics Feed Struggling Coal Mining Communities »

13 Mar, 2017
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“Right here I can grow 44 plants, whereas somebody growing in the ground can only grow four.”

This article originally appeared on

How To Grow a Fiddleleaf Fig

How To Grow a Fiddleleaf Fig »

13 Mar, 2017
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Fiddleleaf figs are as beautiful as they are easy to grow.

Where To Begin Want a lush, tall, upright houseplant but afraid

7 Fashion Rules to Bring into Your Home

7 Fashion Rules to Bring into Your Home »

13 Mar, 2017
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Make sure your home—not to mention your wardrobe—hits its fashion stride with these tips.

Layer, Layer, Layer Layering is the secret

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science »

13 Mar, 2017
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New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.

This article originally appeared on Health

Want to clear the air

How to Grow Apples

How to Grow Apples »

13 Mar, 2017
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Fresh apples for your apple pie? There’s something satisfying about growing your own.

Let’s be honest: An apple a day sounds a

How to Grow Bamboo

How to Grow Bamboo »

13 Mar, 2017
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Planting and Propagating Plant container-grown bamboos any time of year. The more crowded a bamboo is in the container, the faster it

How to Grow Bearded Irises

How to Grow Bearded Irises »

13 Mar, 2017
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Few perennials match the amazing show, sweet fragrance, wide variety, and easy care of bearded irises. They come in just about every

How to Grow Blackberries

How to Grow Blackberries »

13 Mar, 2017
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Pick big, luscious blackberries right in your own backyard.

In the South, blackberries hold an honored place not just on our tables

How to Grow Bougainvilleas

How to Grow Bougainvilleas »

13 Mar, 2017
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Nothing adds drama to a backyard like a colorful, flowering vine climbing up a structure.

Vines provide shade and vertical accents in

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts »

13 Mar, 2017
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Start your healthy meal in the garden.

Planting Always start with transplants. You can buy these from garden centers or sow seed