Category Archives: Perennials

Why are Bulbs good for Bees?

If you love bees like we do, keep reading to find out why bulbs are a good source of pollen for bees.   With the movement to save bees and be more conscientious of our gardening practices, the question often comes up, "What can I plant to attract bees and other pollinators?" Once you understand…
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Hops…Beer’s Favorite Flowers

If you love the idea of brewing your own beer, why not grow your own ingredients?  With a few tips on growing hops, you will be well on your way to making your own delicious and probably equally as satisfying beer. What is a hop? So, you may have seen hops, heard they are in…
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Monarchs and Milkweed

With the drastic decrease in the monarch population, many people are looking to milkweed to help save the monarchs. So Why Milkweed? Monarch larvae feed almost exclusively on milkweed because the milky sap inside of the milkweed makes them toxic to their predators.  When the caterpillar ingests the milky sap, it will carry through to the wings and…
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How to Turn Your Garden into A Hummingbird Paradise

Hummingbirds are delightful little creatures, not to mention fantastic pollinators. If you’re looking to attract these sweet birds to your garden this year, the following tactics will produce great results. Flowers Planting a garden specifically geared toward hummingbirds will not only attract them to your yard, it will also provide them a natural diet. Offer…
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