Garden Tips

Go beyond your everyday gardening topics with provoking, informational articles that explore what’s outside of your garden gate, and help nurture your inner gardener.

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All About Fragrant Plants

Great garden design isn’t just a combination of balancing color, texture, shape and bloom seasons, it’s also about creating a connection with the sounds and smells of nature. Learn about fragrant plants you can include in your garden to create a more complete garden experience.

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What to Plant in Summer

What do you do when the flowers you planted in spring are fading, and your early season crops are picked through? You plant a fresh batch of heat-loving plants that will thrive through the summer into fall. Here are twelve ideas for flowers and vegetables to plant in summer.

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Different Kinds of Sage Plants

Sage plants are a diverse group that includes plants that are durable, ornamental, pollinator-friendly and in some cases, edible. Get to know some of the more popular types of sage for home gardening.

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How to Plant Ground Cover Plants

Low-maintenance ground cover plants prevent weeds and provide erosion control on slopes. Here are tips for planting garden ground cover that return year after year on hillsides, around trees and between pavers.

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Deer Resistant Shrubs

Beautify and protect your landscape by planting deer resistant shrubs. 12 shrubs that you’re not likely to find on the menu when deer come to visit.

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