• Spring Garden Tour April 9, 2021

    The garden is waking up. The grass is greening, bulbs are blooming, and the Forest Pansy redbud trees are budding. Spring has sprung here in Michigan. Always an exciting time. I thought I'd share a ...

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    Spring Garden Tour April 9, 2021
  • Hellebores – The Perfect Shade Plant

    If I had to pick a super-hero garden plant, it would be the hellebore. These plants are the perfect combination of tough and beautiful. They're deer resistant, evergreen, and grow in shade. I've seen ...

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    Hellebores – The Perfect Shade Plant
  • Growing Plants from Seeds

    Few things are more rewarding than growing plants from seeds. To me, a seed is visible proof of the miracle of nature. They are completely self-contained with all the genetic information needed to ...

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    Growing Plants from Seeds
  • How to Prune a Hornbeam Hedge

    I want to be able to trim my hornbeam hedge myself. I don't want to deal with scheduling a Landscaper. That's why I decided not to let my trees grow too tall. My hedge is the height I can reach with ...

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    How to Prune a Hornbeam Hedge


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Spring Garden Tour April 9, 2021

The garden is waking up. The grass is greening, bulbs are blooming, and the Forest Pansy redbud trees are budding. Spring has sprung here in Michigan. Always an exciting time. I thought I’d share a quick tour to show you what’s blooming in the garden. Check Out Narcissus ‘Golden Echo’ If you’d like to find…

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Hellebores – The Perfect Shade Plant

If I had to pick a super-hero garden plant, it would be the hellebore. These plants are the perfect combination of tough and beautiful. They’re deer resistant, evergreen, and grow in shade. I’ve seen these plants bloom when it’s snowing. They’re seriously tough. In this article, I am sharing photos of the hellebores blooming in…

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Growing Plants from Seeds

Few things are more rewarding than growing plants from seeds. To me, a seed is visible proof of the miracle of nature. They are completely self-contained with all the genetic information needed to grow roots, stems, leaves, and flowers. It will start growing on a schedule that best ensures its survival. As gardeners, we need…

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How to Prune a Hornbeam Hedge

I want to be able to trim my hornbeam hedge myself. I don’t want to deal with scheduling a Landscaper. That’s why I decided not to let my trees grow too tall. My hedge is the height I can reach with my tallest ladder. It’s not science. It’s practicality. Quick Facts About My Hornbeam Variety…

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