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Sweet on Strawberries

Sweet on Strawberries »

14 Mar, 2017
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Grown in a patch or container, this fruit offers ripe rewards

There may be a prettier and more delicious fruit than the

10 Best Edible Flowers

10 Best Edible Flowers »

14 Mar, 2017
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Cooking with edible flowers is back. Not that it ever really went to seed, mind you. In fact, the practice has been

How To Create an Outdoor Room

How To Create an Outdoor Room »

14 Mar, 2017
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No matter your budget, space, or gardening experience, you can design an outdoor room that you’ll love spending time in—and we bet

The Best Flowers To Attract Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds

The Best Flowers To Attract Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds »

14 Mar, 2017
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Insects are an important part of your garden’s ecosystem. We’re giving you the low down on how to attract pollinators in your

How To Get Rid of Gnats

How To Get Rid of Gnats »

14 Mar, 2017
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Gnats are not so nice. Here are 3 of Grumpy’s foolproof tips for your gnat problem.

 

When I was a kid

What is an Heirloom Tomato?

What is an Heirloom Tomato? »

14 Mar, 2017
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If you ever find yourself wondering why a recipe calls for heirloom tomatoes, we have the answer.

 

An heirloom tomato is

Enjoy An ‘Endless Summer’

Enjoy An ‘Endless Summer’ »

14 Mar, 2017
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How to get the most out of one of the South’s most popular plants

 

Few plants have made such an instant

How To Grow a Lily of the Valley

How To Grow a Lily of the Valley »

14 Mar, 2017
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Love this flower? We do, too. Here’s a little green thumb gardening advice.

 

Everyone has a favorite flower. While roses, hydrangeas,

Methods of Mole Control

Methods of Mole Control »

14 Mar, 2017
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If you’re sick of these varmints digging through your yard, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.

 

A few

Bring on the Zinnias

Bring on the Zinnias »

14 Mar, 2017
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The easiest flowers to grow from seed are tailor-made for cutting.

 

Zinnias are the Anne Boleyns of the garden: They love

A Great Edible Garden

A Great Edible Garden »

14 Mar, 2017
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How to grow fresh veggies and herbs all year long.

 

Kentucky garden designer Jon Carloftis remembers starting his career trying to

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?

 

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