Companion Planting: Establishing A Harmonious Vegetable Garden

Written by Paige Vandiver Plants are like people – some are good friends that build each other up, support one other, and share their sustenance to help the other grow. While some plants get along swimmingly, some just rub each other the wrong way, steal food from their neighbors, and attract pests. For centuries, companion …

How To Use Bedding Plants To Add Color To Any Landscape

Written by Paige Vandiver If you are looking for big splashes of color in your garden, bedding plants are the way to go! Bedding plants – marigolds, celosia, petunias, and pansies, just to name a few – are budget-friendly and easy-to-care-for plants that provide the vibrant blooms that get your garden noticed! What’s Exactly Are …

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The Care and Keeping of Paperwhites (Narcissus tazetta)

Written by Paige Vandiver When sleigh bells are ringing and snow is billowing through the air, you might think that flowers and springtime are months away. But while you’re decking the halls for the holiday season, don’t overlook one of the most beautiful ways to decorate for Christmas: with the elegant and cheerful Paperwhite flower.  …

Will Your Mums Come Back Next Year? It Depends.

Written by Paige Vandiver You look forward to it every fall – heading to Stockslagers, perusing all of the pumpkins and painted gourds, autumn-themed ornaments and cider-scented candles sure to make your stoop and dining table are Pinterest-worthy! And of course, mums – the happy puffballs of of pure fall joy. These are the flowers …