If you love beautiful, old-fashioned sweet pea flowers (Lathyrus odoratus), these tips will ensure a successful, bloom-filled growing season. Be sure to choose annual dwarf or vine varieties and watch … [Read more...]
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These cheap (inexpensive) and creative garden ideas are offered for anyone starting a new garden on a very low budget. It may take some patience and hard work, but it's amazing what a thrifty, but … [Read more...]
Peonies are reliable flowering perennial plants and last for many years yet there is so much misinformation about how to successfully grow them. Should we worry about ants on the buds? Why do some … [Read more...]
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