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Sensational Succulents For Zone 5 & 6

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Sensational Succulents For Zone 5 & 6

Ask most gardeners to define succulents, and they’ll likely respond with “cactus” … And while there’s some truth to that answer, the real story goes far beyond … Let’s explore the back story of these fabulous, hardy plants – and bust a few myths while we’re at it. There are indeed quite a few succulents […]

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Ask most gardeners to define succulents, and they’ll likely respond with “cactus” … And while there’s some truth to that answer, the real story goes far beyond … Let’s explore the back story of these fabulous, hardy plants – and bust a few myths while we’re at it. There are indeed quite a few succulents appropriate for Zone 5 and Zone 6 gardens, and their easy care will have you taking a second look at these unique and diverse beauties … Succulents Defined The gardener that equates the terms “succulents” and...

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Time To Refresh Your Houseplants

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Time To Refresh Your Houseplants

Late winter and early spring are a perfect time to refresh your houseplants! I like to accomplish this task before starting on the outside gardening cycle. Take a good, hard look at yours right now. While we’re still stuck indoors for the most part, provide them with some extra “tender loving care”. Soon we’ll devote […]

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Late winter and early spring are a perfect time to refresh your houseplants! I like to accomplish this task before starting on the outside gardening cycle. Take a good, hard look at yours right now. While we’re still stuck indoors for the most part, provide them with some extra “tender loving care”. Soon we’ll devote our attention to making our gardens come alive, so give your indoor plants a little spruce up before you get sidetracked. Refresh Your Houseplants in 5 Easy Steps: 1.) Check the Pot Size: Is the plant rootbound? Overgrowing its container? Look to see if the...

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