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Purple Passion Flower (Passiflora Incarnata) Care and Benefits

There are hundreds of different species in the passionflower family, all of them absolutely gorgeous. Aside from their beauty, they have a whole host of medicinal benefits that make them a double-whammy in your garden.Read on to learn exactly how to grow, care for, and use the purple passion flower.​ Quick Navigation Passiflora Incarnata OverviewTypes of […]

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29+ Ornamental Grasses and How To Grow Them

I’ll admit, when I first started gardening the idea of growing ornamental grasses made no sense to me.”If you can’t eat it, who cares?” I thought. Well, I’ve changed my ways!Ornamental grasses add a​n extra layer of beauty and depth to your garden and landscaping, and are surprisingly easy to grow.In this article, we’ll look […]

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Elephant Ear Plant: Care, Types, and Tips

If you were to Google the words “elephant ear,” you would find a range of images, from the delicious, doughy staple of fried fair fare to those enormous pachyderms in all their gray, wrinkly glory.As a gardener you will zoom in on pictures of large, green leaves that so cleverly resemble those flappy elephant ears […]

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Silver Dollar Plant (Lunaria Annua) Growing Guide

Many gardeners hate weeds. They will curse them under their breath as they drag the roots from the soil and toss them onto the compost pile with relish. In her well-known book “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee describes Miss Maudie’s reaction to a blade of nutgrass with sufficient illustration: “She swooped down upon it […]

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