Winter’s Rose: The Helleborus

Most gardeners start pacing in winter in anticipation of the riot of spring blossoms to come. There is a secret to enjoying some bursts of color before the spring thaw: Helleborus. A Sure Cure for the Winter Blues Some Helleborus, called Christmas Rose, feature beautiful blooms that start peeking through the drab grays of November….

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Dividing to Multiply

I’m sure you have heard that perennials should be divided, but what does that mean? How do you do it? And when? With a few guidelines, you’ll be a pro at this simple garden task. Division is one of the best ways to multiply the number of plants in your garden and, better yet, it’s…

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The Perfect Small Flowering Shrub

Here’s a plant to get excited about! Rose Creek Abelia blooms its head off all summer and is super easy to care for. The first thing to love is its size. This compact shrub grows just 3-4′ tall and wide. You’ll never need to prune it! And it grows well in full-sun to partial-shade, so…

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Fall Care for Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular blooming plants. And for good reason! Their spectacular white, blue, pink or red flowers provide a splash of color to the landscape. Most varieties are super long-blooming, offering months and months of stunning flowers. Hydrangeas are easy to care for. There are a couple tricks to making sure…

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