A lime green coral bell growing in a container

How to Grow Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Heuchera, more commonly known as coral bells are an easy perennial to grow in your landscape or in containers. There are so many varieties and they come in a wide range of colors. Coral bells are usually grown as foliage plants but they also have small flowers that appear on …

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How to Collect & Save Zinnia Seeds

Preview: Learning how to save zinnia seeds can save you money on flowers next year. They are one of the best flowers for beginning gardeners to grow. Growing flowers in the garden is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But since I grow a large vegetable garden, I don’t have lots …

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growing a head of lettuce in the fall

What You Should Know About Planting A Fall Garden

Preview: Many gardeners don’t realize the benefits of planting a fall garden. This post shares the vegetables you can grow in the fall and how to get them started. During the dog days of July, you probably are wishing you could escape to somewhere cooler. From the sweltering heat to …

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a bearded iris in the flower garden

How to Grow Irises

How (& Why) You Might Want to Grow Irises Why should you grow irises? For starters, they are an easy-to-grow flower that comes back every year. They will grow in almost any part of the US. The flowers are great for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. Irises also make beautiful cut …

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How to Grow Raspberries

Raspberries are a great fruit to grow in your backyard garden. If taken care of, your raspberry plants will produce fruit for years to come. These tips and tricks will teach you how to grow raspberries in your home garden. When & Where Should I Plant Raspberries Raspberries are a …

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