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10 Plants That Frogs Like (And Attract Them to Your Garden)

Attracting frogs to your garden can bring some great benefits. You can take advantage of their ability to hunt pests. Even though some gardeners dislike the presence of the amphibian, it can be a huge helper to keep your yard healthy. Encouraging more biodiversity is a solid idea to preserve the natural harmony of your…

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The 12 Best Dish Garden Plants

Houseplants bring tons of benefits such as boosting your mood or improving air quality. It’s a great pleasure to learn how to nurture a plant and find purpose in its companionship. Houseplants also offer excellent decorative potential. When showcasing a plant properly, the entire room seems to feel more alive. If you already have a…

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The 10 Best Rain Garden Plants and Flowers

Whether you live in an area with constant heavy rains or have the kind of yard shape that makes it easy for water runoff to accumulate, it’s worth considering a rain garden. Take that unused area that “traps” the water and make smarter use of it by planting some suitable plants. Rain gardens are great…

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15 Flowers and Plants to Grow in Oregon

Some plants thrive better than others in the Oregon area. It doesn’t matter if you want your garden to be mainly composed of perennials or shrubs, it’s strongly recommended to choose species that are adapted to the area. Choosing native plants to the Pacific Northwest region could be a smart decision for a healthy and…

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Solved! How to Water Orchids in 6 Steps

Don’t know how to water orchids properly? Don’t worry, because many people share the same problem. Plant enthusiasts know that orchids have a notorious reputation for being high-maintenance flowers. If you want to enjoy the charming tropical blooms, have in mind that you should water them appropriately. Knowing that orchids are the beauties of the…

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Flower Pounding Activities With Your Kids

Flower pounding is one of my favorite autumn crafts to do with the kids. You could do it year-round but my favorite flowers to use bloom best in the spring and early fall. 1. Materials Paper or cloth for the background Hammers (one for each person who wants to pound if possible!) Hard flat surface…

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4 Ways to Create an Edible Flower Garden

There is a clear division of labor when it comes to the gardens at our house. My husband plans and manages the vegetable gardens. I help in various ways – picking out new varieties of vegetables; planting, weeding and harvesting; and most importantly, cooking with the garden produce. I, on the other hand, love to…

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2 Unique Spring Flower Crafting Ideas

One of the delights of springtime is when our flowers bloom and color sparkles everywhere. Here are two of our family’s favorite spring flower crafts to enjoy throughout the season. 1. May Day Baskets Hundreds of years ago, May Day (May 1st) marked the first day of summer and a celebration of flowers. Even today,…

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12 Gorgeous Hydrangea Varieties

Do you want to add curb appeal to your exterior or make a remarkable statement in your garden? Hydrangeas are an excellent choice if you wish to add a pop of color to the outdoor space or enhance the flower beds. No wonder, as they come with lush blooms ranging from white to hot pink…

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16 Beautiful Sunflower Varieties

When someone mentions a sunflower, the first thing you think of is the gorgeous tall yellow flower. Surprisingly there are over 70 different species of sunflowers with different colors, heights, and requirements. If you are serious about growing these beauties in your garden, this post is for you. Despite enjoying the sight of their gorgeous…