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Where To Buy Pumice For Your Gardening Needs [Top 15 Online Stores]

Pumice, a porous volcanic rock, works great as a soil conditioner. Since it’s porous, it can help retain nutrients, increase aeration and drainage in the soil, and will not decompose over time so it gets optimal usage. Using pumice in your garden will improve the soil. Online shopping allows making decisions to be much easier. …

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16 Tall Perennials For Partial Shade

Partially shaded areas can be a hassle when looking for plants that will grow in those areas. We have compiled a list below of 16 different tall perennials that thrive in partial shaded areas to make your search easier. Tall perennials can certainly add depth, texture, and beauty to your garden. With the thousands of …

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14 Plants For Shallow Soil And Shade That You Should Try

Trying to find beautiful plants that will thrive in shady places that have shallow soil like under trees, or along walkways can be challenging. We have done the research and have found 14 wonderful plants to help you get started. 1. Periwinkle Over 30 different varieties of this plant exist, showing off different types of …

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Big Root Geranium [Gardening Tips, Pictures and More]

There are many different varieties and cultivars of the geranium plant. The beautiful blooms, fragrant green foliage, and its low growing habit make the Big Root Geranium a favorite amongst gardeners. Big Root Geranium is a low-maintenance, herbaceous, ground cover perennial. Its dark green leaves are scalloped and deeply lobed and measure between 4 and …

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9 Best Fertilizers For Geranium [Gardening Advice & Suggestions]

Want to help your geraniums with a boost of nutrients? Fertilizing may do the trick! Every gardener knows that fertilizer is key to having a healthy garden. You probably also know that there is a large variety of different types of fertilizers to choose from. However, different plants have different needs, so you need to …

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Tree Peonies: Gardening Tips, Photos and More

Peonies have 3 different varieties: herbaceous, tree, and itoh. However, Tree Peonies are a popular choice for their large beautiful blooms and deciduous, woody stems. Tree Peonies are a fragrant, hardy, shrub sized plant with large vibrant blooms and dark green foliage. Unlike herbaceous peonies, tree peonies’ stems don’t die back into the ground. Their …

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16 Peony Companion Plants That Will Look Great in Your Garden

Peonies are a beautiful, old-fashioned flower to add to your landscaping. They are stunning in a mass planting of solely peonies, as well as part of a well-planned flower garden. Planning your flower garden around peonies is easy once you know what other plants make the best companions. We have collected 16 of the best …

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19 Border Plants for The Walkway That Will Add Curb Appeal To Your Home

A well-designed walkway that is lined with beautiful plants can really add to a home’s curb appeal. And what’s not to love about a romantic stone path edged with softly flowering greenery as it winds through your garden? Here is a list of 19 amazing border plants that are perfect for lining a walkway so …

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Ivy Geranium [Care Tips, Photos, and Shopping Links]

Geraniums are one of the most diverse plant families in the world. One of the most popular categories is Ivy Geranium. This type of perennial geranium has a trailing habit of growth, making it flow beautifully and look phenomenal when hung in a basket. This geranium has ivy shaped leaves and flowers that hang whimsically …

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Geranium Endressii [Care Tips & Pictures]

Geraniums are one of the most diverse plant families in the world. One of the most popular categories is Geranium Endressii. This type of hardy geranium grows relatively low to the ground and has a sprawling habit of growth. Its dark green foliage has a rounded, deeply divided leaf shape. Bright pink cup-shaped blooms with …

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Geranium Biokovo [Care Tips, Pictures, and Links]

If you’re familiar with Geraniums, you know that there are many different varieties. One of the most common types is the Geranium Biokovo. This type of geranium is a dwarf variety that grows relatively low to the ground. Its fragrant dark green foliage has a rounded, deep lobed leaf shape which turns into a rusty …

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15 Pink Geranium Varieties For Your Garden

Geraniums are one of the most popular home and garden plants due to it’s easy to grow nature and large vibrantly colored flowers. Pink geraniums are a beautiful and delicate option over some of the brighter colors available. They are perfect foundation flowers to add to your annual garden, or to enliven a sunny windowsill …

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19 Dwarf Evergreen Shrubs For Full Sun

Shrubs are the foundation planting of your home’s landscaping. Evergreen shrubs are a common choice due to being low and their consistent look all year round. However, a lot of home’s facades are facing a street and are in full sun, which may leave you looking for cultivars that can withstand these conditions, especially in …

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19 Annuals For Afternoon Sun [Tips and PICTURES Included]

Annuals are the showmen of the flower garden, providing cascades of vibrant color all season long. The heat of the afternoon sun in mid-summer can be unforgiving for some types of plants, though. Thankfully, we have searched out the best annuals that can not just take the heat, but will thrive in it. 1. Marigold …

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11 Fast-Growing Evergreen Shrubs That Look Great All Year Long

Evergreen shrubs are the perfect solution to provide privacy for your property. But what if you don’t have years and years to wait for your shrubs to grow in? We have collected this list of fast-growing evergreen shrubs to help you on your way! 1. Arborvitae There are 5 different species within this genus. The …

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White Geraniums Guide: Care Tips, Pictures and Shopping Links

Geraniums are a low maintenance gardener’s best friend and a favorite flower for using in the garden, in a hanging basket, or indoors due to its generally unfussy nature. The versatile plants are available in a variety of colors, with variations of white being one of the most popular. We have rounded up a comprehensive …

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