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10 Spring Flower Tips

Spring is almost here! The sun is shining and the snow is melting! Fresh cut spring flowers in your home will help usher in the new season and tide you over until the grass is green. “Spring is natures way … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Bulb Flower Gardens

It is a fact that bulbs are the most attractive as well as the easiest way to plant flowers in a garden and take care of it. When in full bloom, any bulb garden will result in the most wonderful, … Continue reading

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Preventing Plant Troubles

All gardens, no matter how well maintained are subject to troubles from insects and diseases that can, and will attack your plants as soon as your back is turned! The best way to handle plant troubles is PREVENTION. Choose your … Continue reading

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How to Plant Tulips

There’s no denying that tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs! Tulips are reliable and winter hardy bulbs that do well in cold, harsh climates, like Canada. While tulips are considered perennials, they are often treated as annuals … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Planting Spring-Flowering Bulbs in the Fall

Now is the time to start planting spring-flowering bulbs. Fall, with its cooler temperatures and moist soil, is the best time to plant flowers such as tulips, daffodils, crocuses, and hyacinths. While some flowers will easily sprout from sown seeds, … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: The Elegant Iris

The Iris symbolizes eloquence. Purple irises =  wisdom and compliments; Blue =  faith and hope. Yellow = passion;   white =  purity. Birth Month: February From ancient times, the stately Iris stood as a symbol of power and majesty. This … Continue reading

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Mexican Beauty – The Dahlia

The Dahlia is named in honor of a Swedish botanist Anders Dahl and originates in Mexico. It was brought to Europe during the 18th century by Spanish explorers. There are approximately 30,000 species of Dahlias and 20,000 cultivars; which have … Continue reading

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Allium adds Pizazz!

Allium have unusual globe-like flowers that add a new dimension and profile to floral design work. The flowers are shiny stars that are grouped in round clusters or umbels at the end of a straight stem. The clusters can range … Continue reading

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Tulips, Tulips, Tulips

November is not exactly the time of year that we traditionally think of tulips as most of us associate the flower with spring. Personally,  I love tulips any time of year, they are available in such a variety of vibrant … Continue reading

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