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May 24, 2022

Living Pathways

ADD DURABLE BEAUTY To your Landscape Living pathways are an excellent way to add durable beauty to your landscape. Existing paths can be utilized, or new ones created. These low-growing perennials fill spaces between rocks or bricks and line the edges giving your path a natural look. Create a New Path To create a new […]

May 24, 2022


TUBULAR BLOSSOMS CREATE Dramatic Effects Foxglove is a stunning flower with tubular blossoms that have speckled throats. The plant creates a dramatic effect with its tall spires of flowers. These easy-to-care-for, quick-growers will give a wonderful display to your garden with a lovely rustic, cottage-style touch. Foxes Glofa Foxglove (digitalis) means: The Anglo-Saxon name was “foxes […]

May 23, 2022

Strawberry Growing & Care

JUICY AND SWEET strawberries Strawberries are relatively easy to grow, and they can fit within small space constraints or fill huge garden plots. Growing strawberries doesn’t require any specialized equipment. And, they can even be grown in a container or pot on a deck, porch, patio, or balcony 3 Types Strawberry plants come in three types: […]

May 23, 2022

How to Grow Lantana

A RAINBOW OF COLORS lantana Lantana loves the heat of the summer. It’s best to plant it during the early spring after the last frosts fall to the ground in your area. Check your local listings for frost dates. After the soil warms up, plant your lantana in an area of the garden that receives […]

May 20, 2022

How to Attract Hummingbirds & Orioles

NECTAR-LOVING birds Flowers, feeders, perches, insects, and water are the key ingredients to a healthy yard that will attract these amazing jewels. Since hummingbirds and orioles naturally frequent openings in the forest and forest edges, they are readily drawn to suburban and rural gardens that offer a mix of tall trees, shrubs, meadows, and lawns. […]

May 19, 2022

How to Grow Impatiens

BRIGHT & CHEERFUL Impatiens Impatiens flowers are bright and cheerful annuals that can light up any dark and shady part of your yard. Growing impatiens is quite easy, but there are a few things to know about impatiens care. Standard Vs New Guinea Standard impatiens are easy to grow and are generally smaller than New […]

May 18, 2022

Caring For Tropical Hibiscus

A GREAT ADDITION To Any Garden Tropical Hibiscus is a great addition to any garden, deck, or patio constantly rewarding you with big, beautiful blooms throughout the spring and summer growing season. Learn how you can keep the blooms coming with these tips. Nothing says summer like the big vibrant leaves of a tropical hydrangea […]

May 18, 2022

How To Grow Asiatic Lilies

THEY FLOWER & MULTIPLY FAST asiatic Lilies The Asiatic lily (Lilium asiatica) makes a perfect plant for landscape design. One of the hardiest and most popular type of lilies grown, this true lily when planted correctly, produce long-lasting flowers. They are the first lilies of the season to flower (early summer), and they multiply fast. MVG  Asiatic […]

May 18, 2022

How To Grow Catmint Nepeta

LONG BLOOMING & HEAT TOLERANT catmint If you’re looking for a perennial that is long-blooming, heat tolerant, and easy to grow, try catmint (or Nepeta).  These plants are good for mass planting or edging and are suitable near vegetables as an insect deterrent — especially for aphids and Japanese beetles. How To Grow Grow catmint […]

May 17, 2022

Pollinator Plants For Ohio Gardens

HELP RESTORE POLLINATOR Populations Not only are pollinator gardens lovely to look at, but they provide a vital source of food and shelter to the pollinators who in turn are vital to the production of many food crops and are essential to the survival of many native plants here in Ohio. Here are some tips […]