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Questions Answered Series: Coneflowers (Echinacea)

Coneflowers (Echinacea) are long-blooming perennials that thrive in full sun and heat, adding vibrant color to the landscape from summer to frost. Coneflowers aren’t only pretty – they’re also problem-solvers in the garden. They adapt easily to any well-draining soil and can handle mild drought once established. Even in gardens plagued with trouble, coneflowers always seem unfazed.

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Tropical looking pink flower

8 Tropical-Looking Flowers for Cold (& Hot!) Climates

Longing for a vacation to a tropical oasis? No need to book a flight when you can bring the vibrancy and magic of the tropics to your own backyard! These 8 perennials and shrubs may have exotic blooms, but you won’t have to worry about the cold stopping their show year after year. With these curated picks, you’ll think you’ve been transported to someplace tropical with just a step outside your door.

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Garden full of large white hydrangeas

How to Create a Hydrangea Hedge

Hedges serve an important purpose in the garden – creating privacy, covering eyesores, and adding structure to the landscape. Arborvitaes, boxwoods, and tall ornamental grasses fit the role of traditional hedges with their large habits and lush foliage.

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Great Garden Spotlight: Chris (@joysofgardening)

We may supply the great plants, but it’s our customers that have the great gardens! Every day we find ourselves in awe of the amazing gardens you share with us on social media. We find so much joy in what you share that we couldn’t just keep them to ourselves, so we started our Great Garden Spotlight series!

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Can I Plant a Garden in Summer?

Spring fever is long over and summer is finally in full swing. You, and your plants, are probably feeling the heat of summer! That leaves many gardeners questioning, did I miss the spring planting window?

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