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Not So Sweet: How to Eradicate Honeysuckle, and Why You Want To

With summer just around the corner, we can’t wait to enjoy warm days in the garden and bask in the scent of our favorite wildflowers. Unfortunately, the sweet smell of honeysuckle won’t be our top pick this year. Despite being a crowd favorite, these fragrant little blossoms are more dangerous than they look. Labeled by …

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5 Ways to Ensure Impatiens Stay Happy & Healthy

Impatiens are a gardener’s favorite each year, and thrive in shady spots where little else may grow. Here’s why gardeners love these showy, colorful blooms:  They tend to not attract too many pests or parasites.  They’re profuse bloomers, looking great from spring to fall each year.  They’re easy to grow, as they absorb moisture and …


Plant the Garden of Your Dreams this April

Why Wait to Plant until April? If you’re wanting to get a head start on your planting, you may want to reconsider. Though you may be really excited to get those plants in the ground and start your aesthetic and practical gardening together, waiting until April 15 is the proper choice.  April is the unofficial …


How to Plant a Pollinator Garden (And Support Your Local Bees!)

Helping the bees is more important now than ever. There have been widespread declines in the population of North American bees, and it’s all due to problems with pesticides, disease, change in climate, and loss of habitat. Creating a pollinator garden can be a great way to help the bees. But, what’s a pollinator garden, …


5 Teas to Grow in Your Ohio Garden to Benefit Your Health

You’ve heard of an herb garden, but have you considered planting a TEA garden? Growing herbal teas isn’t just great for enjoying them in a hot brewed beverage, but can also boost your immune system and your mood! Many people find that they are much prouder of themselves for growing herbs themselves. In this article, …


The 5 Most Common Problems When Starting Seeds Indoors

We’ve seen it time and again: someone gets all excited to start their seeds indoors, but each year, their baby plants fail, for one reason or another.  In this article, we’ve identified the 5 most common problems people have when they start seeds indoors… and how you can avoid these mistakes. Not Keeping Seeds Warm …