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It’s April, which means it’s time to get the party – I mean garden – started!

First thing’s first. A healthy garden requires healthy soil, and when’s the last time you checked your soil? Especially if you’re starting a fresh garden on a new plot, testing the soil is very important. Making sure your soil has a good PH balance, isn’t too sandy or heavy in clay, and can support a healthy garden is going to make all the difference in yield and health of your plants.

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Did you know that pansies are edible? This whimsical springtime flower is not only a front-porch favorite, but it’s also a lovely food accent. Pansies are chock full of vital nutrients such as Vitamin C, Potassium, and Antioxidants. Their mild, fresh flavor has grassy notes and a minty, wintergreen aftertaste. These pretty little flowers serve as both décor and food – and they’re almost too pretty to eat.

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We know this time of the year is busy.  We also know that making a small amount time to accomplish a few tasks in your yard can save you tons of time in the spring and make quite a difference in the quality of your garden and landscaping. 

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19 Nov / 2015

Holiday Season

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As we head into the holiday season, it’s the time of year for all of us to reflect on serious holiday plant matters.  So to begin, exactly what is a “bough of holly”?  And why was the partridge in a pear tree?  Why not an elm or a birch tree?

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Whoa!  Hold on!  Just because the leaves are turning and the air is crisp, doesn’t mean your duties in the garden are over for the year.  There is much to do to prepare for next year.  Make your spring gardening easier by accomplishing many important tasks during the fall and early winter.  

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In Italy they represent death and are often found on tombstones.  In Japan, they are used to represent the royal family.

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