• Installing Plants In The Island Border

    I've finished most of the planting in the new Island border. I planted all deer resistant plants, but I discovered the local deer love Cranesbill 'Rozanne'. Those plants needs to be relocated. I'll ...

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    Installing Plants In The Island Border
  • How To Prune Forest Pansy Redbuds

    Properly pruning trees keeps them in the right shape and form. Redbud trees bloom in Spring. The best time to prune them is after they've bloomed. You can (and should) remove dead branches anytime of ...

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    How To Prune Forest Pansy Redbuds
  • How I Picked the Plants for My New Island Border

    This season I am installing an island border that will be filled with deer resistant shrubs and perennials. This is part 2 of the project where I share how I selected the plants that I am using in the ...

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    How I Picked the Plants for My New Island Border
  • How To Make a Living Wreath

    This season, I added a living wreath of white and purple pansies to the door that leads from our patio to the garage. I wanted to spruce up the patio and I love how it looks. I purchased a 24 ...

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    How To Make a Living Wreath


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Installing Plants In The Island Border

I’ve finished most of the planting in the new Island border. I planted all deer resistant plants, but I discovered the local deer love Cranesbill ‘Rozanne’. Those plants needs to be relocated. I’ll have to figure out what to replace them with. This video shows the planting scheme for the plants that have been installed….

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How To Prune Forest Pansy Redbuds

Properly pruning trees keeps them in the right shape and form. Redbud trees bloom in Spring. The best time to prune them is after they’ve bloomed. You can (and should) remove dead branches anytime of the year. This article will show you how to properly prune a redbud tree. I prune my redbud trees to…

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How I Picked the Plants for My New Island Border

This season I am installing an island border that will be filled with deer resistant shrubs and perennials. This is part 2 of the project where I share how I selected the plants that I am using in the new island border. I purchased all the plants from a local, family-owned nursery called Masaab Acres….

Continue Reading

How To Make a Living Wreath

This season, I added a living wreath of white and purple pansies to the door that leads from our patio to the garage. I wanted to spruce up the patio and I love how it looks. I purchased a 24 inch frame on Amazon. The wreath is quite large and makes a great addition to…

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