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Add These 10 Hardy Perennials to Your Garden for a Pop of Color

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Perennials are the hardest working garden plant, with minimal effort on your part. Since they’ll come back year after year, choosing perennials with different blooming times will ensure pops of color all season long. The varieties are enormous, including ground cover plants, bushes, and everything in between. Here’s a broken down list of the 10 …

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How To Stop Cats From Eating Your Plants

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Cats are curious by nature so it’s not a surprise that your cat wants to eat all your house plants! Unfortunately, this is an annoying and possibly dangerous habit for your cat. Many common house plants are poisonous to your feline friend so it is important to know how to stop your cats from eating …

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Grow These 17 Perennial Herbs in Your Garden

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Perennials are plants that bloom for one season and if grown under favorable conditions, they can live a long time. Their lifespan usually ranges between three to five years and they can be divided into three major categories; herbaceous, evergreen, and woody. Herbaceous perennials die every year, but their roots and other parts of the …

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Picking Blueberries: When and How To Harvest Your Fruit

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Blueberries are a delicious treat and are easy enough to grow in your garden! But, once your blueberries have started to grow, you will need to know when they are ready to be picked and how to harvest your berries. This article will give you advice on the best time to pick your blueberries, what …

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