Growing Mint

Growing mint is easy!. Learn to plant, grow, and control mint in your garden by following this post below.  All types of mint (including sweet mint, spearmint, peppermint, and chocolate mint) are fast-growing, spreading plants. You can contain mint in tight places such as between pavers of a walkway where your feet will brush againstContinue reading “Growing Mint”

How to grow Echinacea

 These hardy perennial plants are broadly referred to as Coneflowers. They are highly attractive to pollinators and make excellent cut flowers. They look spectacular in mass plantings. Timing Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before planting out. If started indoors in late winter, Echinacea may bloom in the first year. It can also be direct sown inContinue reading “How to grow Echinacea”

Inspire Wonder

A multi-vase arrangement that sparks child-like imagination can be the center of attention in any room. You can use collected vases and stems to tell a story inspiring a wonder and mystery in any place setting for a dinner party, or on a holiday theme mantel. To capture this atmosphere of imagination, I decided toContinue reading “Inspire Wonder”

Attracting Cardinals to your yardοΏΌ

Northern Cardinals are probably the most desired of all backyard-visiting birds. With their vibrant plumage and beautiful songs, it’s no wonder people want to attract Cardinals to their yards. Luckily for bird lovers, Cardinals are not particularly hard to please. With a few simple alterations to your backyard and bird feeder set up, your yardContinue reading “Attracting Cardinals to your yardοΏΌ”

Chill Factor, Succulents

Looking for succulents that go below freezing? You’re in the right place!  Did you know certain succulents can take the cold?  A list below is 5  succulents, which are hardy to zone 3,4, or 5. There are different zones to prompt you on when is the best time to plant flowers and is used toContinue reading “Chill Factor, Succulents”

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