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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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Hydroponic Orchids

Ah, orchids…some of the most beautiful flowers that exist. Their balance of colorful blooms and woody, thick roots make them a favorite flower of gardeners around the world.A little-known fact about orchids is that in many areas of the world, they grow hydroponically in nature!How is this possible? Well, in tropical climates, orchids typically grow […]

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40+ Summer Flowers You Must Have In Your Garden

Over 40 Stupendous Summer Flowers (and How to Grow Them)If you want to add some color to your summer garden but have no idea what to grow (or how to grow it), or if you just want some fresh ideas on flowers for summer…we’ve got you covered.We collected ideas from gardeners around the country and […]

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How to Grow Asters

A Guide to Growing AstersThe gorgeous Aster is a fantastic low-effort addition to your garden. Its name originates from the Greek word for star, but also goes by many other names, with September flower, Michealmas daisy, and frost flower being just a few of them.Asters vary in color, size, and ease of care depending on […]

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