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    What to Plant in Fall for Spring Bulb Success by midwestliving: Plant spring bulbs in the fall before the ground freezes—ideally, when soil temps are between 40 and 50 degrees. "This gives them a chance to get roots established before going into winter," ... #Gardens #Fall_Gardening #Spring_Bulbs

    What to Plant in Fall for Spring Bulb Success
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    A bunch of dollar store and free ideas for your garden

    Blog Archive » Dollar Store Garden, Week 1

    Red spider lilies produce spidery clusters of bright red flowers. More top fall-blooming flowers for your garden:

    Top Fall Flowers for Your Garden

    Campanula - White and Purple - easy to grow and it self seeds. Plant in front of your garden borders. Plant care is on this post - American Meadows

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    Hosta 'Zebra Stripes'

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    Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How

    Seed Soaking: Tips For Soaking Seeds Before Planting

    Japanese Blood Grass - How beautiful this would be in a grouping or in a container

    Plants of the Week

    Leafy outlook. “For a hedge with a distinctly tropical edge, I like using Bambusa guangxiensis. It’s an incredibly lush, tight-clumping, small-profile bamboo, growing to 3m tall, making it ideal for the urban garden and excellent for large pots or troughs. It tolerates full sun or semi-shade positions. I like a bedding plant to be understated, solid green in colour and with a good form.” – Steven Clegg, landscape architect, Steven Clegg Design

    Eight great garden ideas

    Hyacinths are easy to grow and make excellent companions for other cool weather flowering plants such as Tulips, Daffodils, or Pansies.

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    Ground cover

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    Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata) is a richly flowering, clump-forming phlox that stays green in both summer and winter. In spring these plants produce innumerable crimson and white flowers that attract butterflies. These Phlox like to be planted in full sunshine.

    Moss Phlox | Plants from Bakker Spalding Garden Company

    walkway from driveway to front door - but need edging so stones don't go flying when grass is cut

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    Toad House - Provide an attractive home for your amphibian friends and they will repay you by keeping down the slugs and harmful bugs in your garden. Attractive toad-friendly design. Makes a great gift for a gardening friend or a child who loves nature.

    Toad House - TOAD IN THE HOLE

    learning to garden with confidence

    Come January, we began to garden with confidence

    Pink Passion Dracaena Palm - Incredible, bold neon pink leaf margins and gray-purple centers make this a show-stopping specimen. Dramatic year-round foliage color makes this ideal for containers. Pairs sensationally with chartreuse or silver-hued Heucheras. Use as summer annual or overwinter indoors in cold climates. Evergreen perennial.

    Pink Passion Dracaena Palm - Monrovia - Pink Passion Dracaena Palm

    Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. - Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub

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    Columbine _ love it, cannot seem to get it to come back year to year like it is natural to do

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    purple and yellow black eyed susans and wild grasses . . . in our open lot

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    14 Fall Tips For A Better Spring Garden - do these now and thank yourself in spring! #gardenideas #spon

    14 Fall Tips For A Better Spring Garden

    Coneflower Basics: P. Allen Smith's Garden Home Inside and Out

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    50 Blue Plants for the Landscape Garden

    50+ Blue Plants for the Landscape Garden

    Don't let those pests ruin your Outdoor Entertaining! Check out these 3 mosquito repelling plants, and enjoy the rest of Summer.

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    Prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) in flower.

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    Purple Lisianthus

    Purple Lisianthus