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Top 40 Online Stores for Buying Geranium Plants and Seeds

Brightly colored geraniums are lovely additions to the old-fashioned flower garden, hanging baskets and are a favorite for houseplants. They are available in a wide variety of colors and plant types and fortunately, there are lots of different online retailers where you can find geraniums. Below we have found the top 40 online stores to …

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When and How to Use Fertilizer for Peonies

You are probably here wondering what fertilizer if any, you should use to grow your garden’s peonies. The use of fertilizer is recommended when it comes to growing these beautiful flowers. When growing peonies, it is essential to select the fertilizer with the correct type of nutrients, as well as the correct amount. This article …

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Do Deer Eat Geraniums? (And How to Prevent Them from Doing That)

After lovingly and carefully cultivating a garden with geraniums, the last thing you want to deal with is a deer invasion undoing all of your work. Deer are opportunistic mammals that will munch on grass, shrubs and nearly any type of flora that they come across. If you’re worried about deer encroaching on your flower …

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Which Drought-Tolerant Perennials Bloom All Summer?

While water is crucial for growing a lot of plants, many perennial plants can withstand droughts and dryness. Knowing before-hand what plants will thrive in areas prone to droughts, will save you much misery when there’s lack of rainfall. Prepare yourself in advance for when the summer heat kicks in. With these 15 drought-tolerant perennials, …

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White Peonies (Pictures, Care Tips, and Shopping Links)

White peonies (Paeonia in Latin) have been in cultivation for more than 2000 years. Their striking features include a delightful fragrance, dazzling splash of white, and durability against the elements. These outrageously beautiful plants have an interesting history and superstition, including a popular myth that claimed how woodpeckers would peck one’s eyes out if they …

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Yellow Petunias [Images, Care Tips and Shopping Links]

Petunias tend to be low growing and bushy tender perennials that are usually grown as annuals. Their petals come in a few different styles: trumpet-shaped, doubled, ruffled and fringed. Their colors range from light pink through dark red, and pale blue through deep purple. They can also be found in white, cream, and even a …

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Variegated & Striped Tulips Guide (Pictures & Care Tips)

Tulips come in a variety of colors but how about patterns? Why stick to a solid color – as beautiful as it may be – when you can have stripes of different shades adorning your blooms? In this post, we’ll take a close look at striped and variegated tulips (tulipa), get to know some popular …

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Black Tulips (Pictures, Gardening Tips, and Shopping Links)

Black tulips are widely known throughout the world, though their name is a bit misleading. Black tulips are never actually black, but more of a wine red or a deep purple. In this post, we’ll be looking at the black tulip, discuss the popular types, and look through a beautiful photo gallery of black tulips. …

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Black Petunias (Facts, Care Tips, and Pictures!)

Black petunias are more visually appealing than other foliage because of their dramatic color. They are relatively easy to grow, and they last longer than other flowers. Like other petunias, black petunias grow well in most climates including the colder ones. Very few nurseries grow black petunias, and this means that growing them from seed …

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17 Best Flowers For Your Vertical Garden

Flowers are the easiest, most direct way to add color and visual interest to your garden. If you browse your local garden center, or plant websites, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer variety of plants available. How can you narrow down all these options to choose the best flowers for your vertical …

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The 15 Best Perennials For A Vertical Garden

Installing a beautiful vertical garden can create a beautiful a focal point for your garden. But what if you don’t want to have to replant every year? Perennials can be the solution to your gardening challenge! I have been gardening for years and am happy to share my knowledge with you of the best perennials …

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