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Gardening To Attract Pollinators

Gardening To Attract Pollinators

Gardening to attract pollinators is not only fun, but it is essential to our survival as a species. In the United States, one-third of all agricultural output depends on pollinators. What Is Pollination & What Are Pollinators? Pollination is what occurs when pollen is carried from flower to flower by birds, bees, bats, butterflies, moths,…

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Pondering A Garden In The Shade
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Pondering A Garden In The Shade

Since the yard and patio I currently have lie mostly in the shade of trees, I’m now looking at ideas for shade gardens in containers. There are many positive benefits to gardening in containers. Above are containers of plants and flowers from my former apartment patio. Perennials That Grow In The Shade: Hellebore (but only…

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Status Of The Patio Garden: April 26, 2021
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Status Of The Patio Garden: April 26, 2021

There’s something almost sacred about working in your garden. Whether your garden space is big or small, none of that matters. It’s working with your hands and tending what you grow. Zinnias: Yesterday I gently pulled little zinnia seedlings from the soil to thin them out and planted them elsewhere. I also planted a bluish/purple…

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Most Of My Garden Is Now Planted

Most Of My Garden Is Now Planted

Yesterday I got most of my patio garden planted in all the containers. I will plant the zinnia seeds today. And then I’ll buy Charlie’s pineapple sage when they get them in. But are we gardeners ever really finished? That is debatable. Because we always tend to want to squeeze just one more plant into…

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