Could You Be Planting Bulbs Better? Discover the Secrets to Perfect Blooms for Spring & Summer
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by Brock Ingham
9h ago
As the seasons shift, I find myself eagerly anticipating the planting season again. The thrill of setting bulbs now for the colorful springs and elegant summers to come is truly one of gardening’s greatest pleasures. Whether you’re dreaming of a garden vibrant with riotous colors or elegant floral displays, understanding the nuances of when and how to plant your bulbs is essential. Spring bulbs I’ve put together this comprehensive guide based on my own experiences to help you master the art of bulb planting, ensuring your garden remains lush and vibrant throughout the year. Let’s dive in and g ..read more
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8 World Famous Wildflower Gardens You Must See in 2024
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by Brock Ingham
3d ago
The true beauty of wildflowers is their diversity. From Lupins to Wild Roses, the combinations and color pallets are endless. Today, I’d like to take you on a journey across the world to see some of the most incredible displays of this wild and untamed beauty. From the iconic slopes of Mount Rainier in Washington to the expansive fields of Namaqualand South Africa, these vibrant landscapes have been a feast for the eyes and a balm for the soul for centuries. Quickly Find Wildflower Gardens: Mount Rainier, Washington State Namaqualand, South Africa French Alps Kings Park, Perth, Western Austr ..read more
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Growing Chocolate Cosmos: A Sweet Journey in Your Garden
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by Brock Ingham
1w ago
Welcome to our cozy corner of the gardening world. Just like a warm cup of coco I’d like to take you on a delightful journey—a path to grow the rare Chocolate Cosmos flower. This flower is not just a velvety feast for the eyes but a treat for the senses as well.  The aroma of this flower is incredible giving off a chocolate scent that captivates and charms its admirers. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a curious newbie with a love for unique blooms, this guide is crafted with care to help you successfully grow your very own Chocolate Cosmos. This Guide Covers: The Scent of Nature’s ..read more
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2023 Marked one of the worst years for honey bee populations – What Can Be Done?
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by Brock Ingham
1w ago
2023 Marked the end of a devastating year for honey bees in the USA. The recent news hit me with a heavy heart, a shocking 48% of honey bee colonies collapsed over the last growing season. I call this the canary in the coalmine. These pollinators are guardians of our food supply, ensuring the growth of over 100 different types of crops. It’s needless to say they play a crucial role in our ecosystem and the overall health and diversity of our planet. Quicky Find The Section Your Looking For: What Caused This Steep Decline? Queen Issues: A Royal Problem Destructive Parasites: An ongoing fight ..read more
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From Boring to Breathtaking: Discover the Top Flowers to Pair with Carnations!
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by Brock Ingham
2w ago
Carnations have quickly become one of my favorite flowers to grow over the years. Not only do they grow well in my cooler northern climate they happen to handle growing in shady patches quite well. When in full bloom, even just a few Carnations will fill the air with a sweet aroma that’s only matched by lilacs in my mind. If you’ve begun adding pockets of carnations throughout your garden you may be wondering which flowers will grow alongside as companions to these sweet little blooms. I’ve put together my list of showstopping flowers that will grow wonderfully alongside these cherished garden ..read more
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Jaw-Dropping Spring Gardens: Secrets to Pairing Bulbs That Every Gardener Must Know
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by Brock Ingham
3w ago
Ah, the magic of spring! When the earth reawakens, and our gardens transform into a kaleidoscope of colors and textures. It’s a season that invites a playful spirit into the world of gardening, especially when it comes to pairing those jubilant spring bulbs with their perfect plant partners. So, grab your gardening gloves, and let’s embark on a delightful journey through “Jaw-Dropping Spring Gardens: Secrets to Pairing Bulbs That Every Gardener Must Know.” Each duo not only shares the stage in a visual ballet but also thrives together, creating a lush, vibrant garden ecosystem. Quickly Find S ..read more
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The Diverse World Of Dahlias: Explore these Cultivars for spring
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by Brock Ingham
3w ago
Dahlias are akin to the divas of the gardening world, embodying showiness, diversity, and sheer beauty. These flowers range from petite, charming varieties to dinner plate-sized spectacles, infusing gardens and bouquets with vibrant colors. Delving into the enchanting world of dahlias, let’s explore nine distinct types, each capable of transforming any garden into a vivid tapestry of hues and forms. Let’s take a look at some of the most astounding blooms you can find in the garden center this year, you won’t want to miss these! Quickly Find The Dahlia Your Looking For: 1. Anemone Dahlias 2 ..read more
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11 Flowers that Look Like Hydrangeas For Your Spring Garden
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by Brock Ingham
2M ago
The dramatic swaying heads of glorious hydrangeas are an eternal favorite of cool, moist gardens. Their massive radiant mop-head flowers are impressive and hard to top. They’re also a little bit magical, changing color as the acidity around their roots changes over time. But the natural world is nothing if not inventive, and there’s an equally prolific bloomer to suit any climate or soil type. @wanderingbotanicals @wanderingbotanicals @wanderingbotanicals Quickly Find The Flower Your Looking For 1. Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii.) 2. Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) 3. Egyptian Star ..read more
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10 Flowers I’ve Found That Look Like Butterflies
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by Brock Ingham
3M ago
Generally, I plant gardens with appealing flowers to attract bees and butterflies. Choose the right plant, however, and you can enjoy the mirage of butterflies with flowers that look like them in your garden. Flowers that look like butterflies are less common than those that look like feathers or other natural features, but when you find them it’s something special indeed. Quickly Find Flowers that look like butterflies: 1. Butterfly Flower 2. Cyclamen 3. Dancing Lady Orchid 4. Florida Butterfly Orchid 5. Globba Flower 6. Lesser butterfly orchid 7. Moth Ginger 8. Psychopsis Orchid 9. W ..read more
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11 Flowers I’m Starting to Grow that Look Like Feathers
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by Brock Ingham
3M ago
There’s more to flowers than a simple round daisy or a ruffly rose. That’s why I’m looking to bring more feathery flowers into my garden to add an unexpected airy touch. I find these flowers almost always rippling with movement and grace that can elevate even the grimmest corner of your plantings. Frost-hardy grasses with feather-like petals are often my go-to but there’s no part of the botanical world that’s lacking in fine plumage. Quickly Find Feather Flowers You’re Looking For: 1. Astilbe 2. Blazing Star 3. Broom Sedge 4. Celosia 5. Chinese Silver Grass 6. Feather Flower 7. Feather ..read more
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