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Plant Profile: The Calla Lily

CALLA LILIES: A thick, waxy, funnel-shaped spathe (the petal) wraps around a shorter fleshy spike (spadix) in this elegant “less is more” flower. The actual “flowers” are the “bumps” on the spadix. The stems are smooth and leafless. Interesting Facts … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!

¬† ¬†Celebrate and protect our natural environment by taking part in Earth Day, Wednesday April 22, 2015. Join with community groups to explore environmental and ecological issues on local and international scales, and work towards making a difference to our … 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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How to Plant a Tree

We love trees! Trees add beauty and colour to the landscape. They also provide shade and shelter for creatures of all sizes. Moreover, they clean the air, and help alleviate soil erosion. Fall, with its mild temperatures, is a good … Continue reading

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Tips on Growing Phlox

Phlox, a plant native to North America, is a must-have for any garden! With very little care, gardeners will be rewarded with brilliant displays of fragrant flowers. Phlox is also known to attract butterflies! The majority of phlox are grown … Continue reading

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How to Divide Peonies in the Fall

Peonies are hardy, long lasting perennials that produce beautiful, aromatic flowers in the spring and summer. They can be left undisturbed for years, but over time they can stop flowering and get overcrowded. Subsequently, they need to be divided to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Top UK Autumn and Winter Flowering Plants

Today, you are in for a treat! It is the first time we have featured a guest blog post on FunFlowerFacts.com! As some of you know, we have been writing our own blog posts about flowers and plants for the … Continue reading

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Video Tutorials: How to Save Seeds From Flowers

It’s that time of the year again, where most of the annuals in your garden are looking spent and tired. But before you remove the flowers, collect the seeds! Saving seeds is an easy way to increase your stock for … Continue reading

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Tips on Growing Zinnias

Zinnias are a beautiful, daisy-like flowers will add colour and cheer to any garden, especially those living in hot climates. These sun-loving flowers come in a wide range of bright colours, shapes, and sizes. They will bloom from early summer … Continue reading

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5 Herbs That Repel Mosquitoes

Contrary to what some of you may think, gardening doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. Herbs are super easy to grow and don’t take up much space, which makes them perfect for beginners! Fresh herbs will add flavour … Continue reading

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