Cut flowers

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    Article

    Tips for Outsmarting Squirrels and More

    Prune ornamental grasses without making a mess Spring cleanup can be a real mess. If you cut your own ornamental grasses, that’s especially true if it’s a windy day and…

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    Design

    The Best Filler Flowers for Beautiful Cut-Flower Bouquets

    They may not be the prime focus of a floral arrangement, but filler flowers can be just as important as the stars of the show in a bouquet’s overall design.…

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    Design

    A Passion for Growing From Seed

    Today’s photos are from Lesley Golenor. For the past 10 years, since I started gardening, growing flowers from seed has been my passion. I love experimenting with different varieties, colors,…

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    Design

    Small-Space Gardening in Texas

    Today we’re off to Texas to visit a gardener who makes the most of a small garden space, filling it with a collection of lovely, cottage-style blooms. A small garden…

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    Dandelion House Garden

    Today we’re in southern Massachusetts at Dandelion House Gardens, home of Debbie Bosworth. I’ve been gardening for 30 years, and my gardens in this home are about 10 years old,…

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    Design

    The Secret to Fresh Cut Flowers

    As summer sets in, gardeners start to think about cutting stems from our beds and borders to bring inside. Everyone loves to see a gorgeous vase of blooms sitting on…

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    Design

    Vintage Wall Pockets Full of Flowers

    Today we have some fun photos from Kathy Schreurs in Sheldon, Iowa. I’m going to submit some photos taken last summer. They are not your typical GPOD, although every flower…

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    Design

    Garden Bouquets from San Diego

    Today we’re off to San Diego to visit with Catherine Dickerson. One of the things I love about growing lots of flowers is the abundance of bouquets that come from…

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    Are you looking for a way to enjoy your garden, have plenty of flowers to share with friends and family, and maybe even earn a little spending money too? A…

  • Woman placing sunflower in a Mason jar with test additives around her including Listerine, bleach, soda and plant food
    How-To

    What Makes Cut Flowers Last Longer?

    One of the great joys of gardening is taking beautiful blooms from favorite plants and placing them indoors to brighten a room. Cut flowers, however, can quickly lose their beauty.…