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The Beautiful Winterberry Bush

7 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (94% score)

Winterberry is a species of the holly bush native to eastern North America and Canada. It’s abundant in... Read More »

10 Holiday Gift Ideas from the Garden

10 Holiday Gift Ideas from the Garden

7 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (94% score)

Gardeners are known to be some of the most giving people on earth.  We love to teach, share... Read More »

How to Plant a Cranberry Bed

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Cranberries were first discovered in New England by Native Americans centuries ago. The berries were used for food,... Read More »

Fall Flowers and Plants | Seven Seasonal Ways to Display Your Favorite Fall Flowers and Plants

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Get the most out of your fall flowers, even after the first frost by displaying them in fun... Read More »

How to Grow Oak Trees from Acorns

5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (93% score)

“From little acorns mighty oaks do grow” — American Proverb This is the perfect time of year to... Read More »

Learn How to Plant Fall Bulbs

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Take the first steps to prepare for next year’s garden by planting fall bulbs. These simple tips and... Read More »

How to Preserve Gourds and Display Them, too!

7 votes, 4.29 avg. rating (84% score)

Displaying colorful gourds that mimic the hues of New England’s fall foliage is a festive way to celebrate... Read More »

How to Harvest and Dry Seeds

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

It’s time to gather this past summer’s seeds from your favorite flowers and veggies to save for next... Read More »

How to Press Flowers

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

With the end of the growing season fast approaching, pressing and preserving flowers is an inexpensive and fun... Read More »

10 Mid-Summer Gardening Tips to Prolong the Life of Flowers and Plants

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

It’s that time of year when our gardens have put on their best show, produced their crops and... Read More »

Birdbaths | Installation and Maintenance

Birdbaths | Installation and Maintenance

7 votes, 4.57 avg. rating (89% score)

A garden just isn’t quite the same without a few birdbaths dotting the landscape. Well maintained birdbaths placed... Read More »

Plants that Repel Insects and Garden Pests | Natural Gardening

7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (92% score)

Have the summer insects and pests been “bugging” or attacking you and your prized plants? Why not introduce... Read More »

Grow Plants in Wood Pallet Garden Frames

8 votes, 4.62 avg. rating (90% score)

Wood pallet garden frames are the latest trend in gardening? If this is something you want to experiment... Read More »

Companion Plants | 5 Great Garden Ornamental and Edible Plant Combinations

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

when used as companion plants, edible and ornamental plants grow beautifully alongside each other and make interesting container... Read More »

Container Gardening | Grow Plants Together in Pots or Planters

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

Container gardening can be fun when you think about using theme that are creative, beautiful or functional. Plants... Read More »

Bee Pollination | The Benefits of Luring and Housing Bees

Bee Pollination | The Benefits of Luring and Housing Bees

6 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (91% score)

Bees buzzing around your gardens and property are a good thing, and beekeeping has been gaining popularity in... Read More »

How to Start Hydroponic Gardening

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Hydroponic gardening is the art and science of growing plants without soil. For hundreds of years mediums other... Read More »

Build a Cold Frame

7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (87% score)

Cold frames are excellent for starting new plants early in the season and extending the growing season into... Read More »

Make a Container Water Garden

Make a Container Water Garden

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

If you’re looking for a centerpiece that lasts longer than flower bouquets, make a container water garden. A... Read More »

Propagate Succulents

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Succulents have textures and shapes that differ from traditional house plants. Their diverse and visually interesting forms have... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Plants

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Go beyond roses this year, and give Valentine’s Day plants that will last, send a message, and are... Read More »

How to Prune Houseplants

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

When pruning, trimming and maintaining your indoor plants, have you ever wondered how much snipping and cutting back... Read More »

Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

Herbs are easily grown inside and make lovely kitchen centerpieces and windowsill plants. Small herb container gardens and... Read More »

Flower Arrangement Care | Help Flowers Last Longer

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Flowers are the perfect holiday gift for the person who has everything, but nobody wants to give a... Read More »

Holiday Tradition: Force Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Add a little color and beauty to your surroundings this winter by forcing amaryllis bulbs to bloom. A... Read More »

Use a Garden Entrance to Define Outdoor Spaces

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Gates, arches, arbors, fences, bridges, stepping stones and paths signal to us that there is something beyond our... Read More »

Bittersweet Vine | Is the Invasive and Beautiful Plant Friend or Foe?

Bittersweet Vine | Is the Invasive and Beautiful Plant Friend or Foe?

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

New Englanders know that the autumn blooming bittersweet vine is a catch 22. Loved for its beauty and... Read More »



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