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Macrame plant hanger

December 16th, 2020|

This macramé plant hanger is a great addition to any holiday décor. The plant that we are using today is a Silver Falls Dichondra. This plant has beautiful silver foliage that would go great with [...]

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Hook’s Tip – Pumpkins

October 22nd, 2020|

Keep the seeds from your carving pumpkin and roast them for a Halloween treat. Once the seeds are removed from the pumpkin, separate them from the stringy pulp. Rinse in colander under cold water, turning [...]

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History of the Jack O’Lantern

October 22nd, 2020|

There is a connection in folklore and popular culture between pumpkins and the supernatural, so it’s no wonder that carving pumpkins at Halloween has become tradition in the U.S. The custom of carving lanterns from [...]

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Getting Pumped Over Pumpkins

October 22nd, 2020|

October is Pumpkin Month! Fall is symbolized by great warm colors and harvest abundance. One of the most symbolic icons of the fall season is the pumpkin. Found in greens, whites, yellows and oranges, the [...]

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Hot Weather Gardening

July 31st, 2020|

Hot Weather Gardening In July and August when the temperatures rise so high you think you may melt, plants needs change just a bit. Here are a few tips on how you can help your [...]

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Annuals Make Big Impact In Garden!

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Need to fill in flowerbeds quick? Want low maintenance flower beds? Choose high impact annuals such as Kong Coleus, Wave Petunias, Zinnias and fast-growing Sweet Potato Vine. Kong Coleus is an easy-to-care for plant, adding [...]

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Growing Onions in Small Spaces

June 6th, 2020|

Onion is an ancient food dating back to 5000 B.C. It was introduced to North America by the pilgrims and was one of the first crops planted by the colonists. A large number of varieties [...]

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Hook’s Tip – First Time Gardeners

May 21st, 2020|

First time gardeners shouldn’t be too ambitious with their first garden. Plan your garden according to how much time you can dedicate to caring for it, while allowing proper spacing for plants. This will help [...]

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Garden Preparation

May 21st, 2020|

Before plants go into the ground, there is plenty to do in the garden. Plants take up a lot of minerals and nutrients from the ground and throughout the growing season, especially if they are [...]

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Hooks Tip – Pests

May 17th, 2020|

Most pests are brought into the house via new plants or plants that have summered outdoors. It’s not easy to rid your plants of pests once they develop, so prevention is key. Before bringing new [...]

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