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Evergreens Give Year Round Yard Envy

Evergreens Give Year Round Yard Envy

Do you like a natural, tranquil look in a garden? Maybe you keep your landscape more formal and tidy. Evergreens offer a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors for year round interest. Some make great hedges, others become bird habitats. All make a statement in...

June Is The Month For Perennials

June Is The Month For Perennials

Why plant perennials? They usually live more than two years and flower annually. Planting different perennials allows you to have a succession of blooming plants from early spring up to late fall frost. Perennials not only bring beauty to your yard, they provide...

Add Whimsy with Mini-Gardens

Add Whimsy with Mini-Gardens

Miniature gardening is not just for kids!  “You’re never too old to be young,” said Snow White, so nurture your creativity by adding a little whimsy to your garden.  Involve children in your project to bring the generations together, or make your garden a magical play...

Veggies for Container Gardens

Veggies for Container Gardens

We are lucky to have some really great vegetable experts on staff at The Growing Place. Last week we talked with Peg K at Naperville and she gave us some tomato planting tips. If you missed the live event, the video is below. We also talked to Donna V at Aurora and...

Gardening for the Birds

Gardening for the Birds

Thanks everyone who tuned in to watch our live talk. In case you missed it (either because I did not post in the right place, you don't have FB, or you were out enjoying the sunshine today) you can watch our Gardening for the Birds talk here! ...

 

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