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  1. mTip: Design With Flour

    Use flour to design new beds and paths in the garden. It’s inexpensive, eco-friendly and will disappear with a little water. Check the weather forecast for rain and make sure to turn the irrigation system off temporarily if you have one. Timing is key!
  2. mTip: Potted herb gifts

    A gift that keeps on giving and is FREE, yes please! Pot up herbs from your garden and give them as gifts during the holidays or any time of the year the ground isn’t frozen, if you live in the north. Herbs like thyme, oregano, mint and lemon balm like to make lots...
  3. mTip: Trees Need Water too!

    Trees need water too!Perennials at eye-level scream for our attention as they droop and yellow due to shallow root systems,heat stress and lack of water,making us feel like bad, bad plant-parents.Before you devote all your gardening time to the little guys in your yards,don’t forget to look up to the BIG boys...
  4. mTip: Perennial Time and Cost Savings for Your Outdoor Containers

    $19.99Dividing garden perennials and using them in outdoor containerssaves TIME and MONEY!No more running from garden center to garden centerfinding and paying for ALL new annuls each spring.Assess your current perennial garden inventory, divide and arrange.In the fall, remove the perennials from your decorative containers,pot them individually and heel them into the ground for winter.In the spring, use...
  5. mTip: Thinking outside the (flower) box for inside floral arrangements

    Don’t let flowers have ALL the funwhen it comes to interior floral arrangements.Think about grasses, foliage and seed pods too. Pictured here in my friend’s gorgeous Heaven On Earth-Home are;ornamental grass stalks (miscanthus giganteus) from our “green fence”,the seed pods of the red ursa kale (brassica napus) from our kitchen gardenand a...