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Allium 'Summer Beauty' (Summer Beauty Flowering Onion)
Add a bit of color and form to your summer garden with Allium ‘Summer Beauty’. This flowering onion puts on its show during the heat of the mid-summer after most alliums have finished blooming.
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Build a Bee House
Convert scrap lumber into homes for native bees to raise their young.
Disease Resistant Major Wheeler Red Honeysuckle
Add a spot of red to the garden and help bring in the hummingbirds.
Elderberry: International Herb of the Year
Hardy, edible and the 2013 International Herb of the Year make elderberry a great plant for any size landscape or even container gardens.
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Webby tents can often be seen on the tips of tree branches in fall. Apples, willows, birch, and ash are just a few of the more than 100 species that can be infested. These webby tents are the home to the fall webworm.
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Family Fun Feeding the Birds
Plants are the easiest way to bring birds into your landscape, but you may want to increase the number and diversity of winged visitors by supplementing with a few feeders.
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Green Roof Birdfeeder
Invite the birds into your landscape for added color, motion, and interest while creating a focal point in one of your gardens. Plant a green roof birdfeeder.
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Grow Parsley for You and the Butterflies to Enjoy
Parsley is not just a garnish for your meals. This Vitamin rich herb is a great addition to your garden and recipes.
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Plant a Pollinator Garden
Give nature and your garden a helping hand this season by planting a pollinator garden.
Plant Bee-Friendly Plants for National Pollinator Week (June 16-23)
Celebrate National Pollinator week June 16th to 23rd by adding a few new bee-friendly plants to your garden. Both our native bees and the honeybees are important to our gardens and food supply.
Recycle Your Christmas Tree
Don’t drag that Christmas tree to the curb. Give it a second life in your landscape.
Cut trees make great windbreaks in the landscape. Strategically place discarded Christmas trees on the windward side of rhododendron, boxwood and other broadleaf evergreens to reduce problems with winter burn.
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Shrubs That Attract Birds
Birds can add color and motion to your landscape year round. Planting shrubs that provide food and shelter is an easy and affordable way to bring birds into your backyard.
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Simple Combination Attracts Goldfinches
What do cosmos and lettuce have in common? You can start them both from seed directly in the garden for you and the goldfinches to enjoy.
Taming Floppy, Leggy and Less-Than-Attractive Annuals
Break out the pruners and groom your unsightly annuals back to their original beauty.
The Edible and Ornamental Chokeberry (Aronia)
Though chokeberry is not an appetizing name, this four season beauty is making a big impact in edible and ornamental gardens.