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House Plants with Air Purifying Benefits for a Cleaner Home

House plants are an interior design trend that brings the outdoors inside, livening up spaces and giving them a more natural look. This trend has risen in popularity in the last few years, and it isn’t difficult to see why. House plants not only add color and texture to your interior design, but they also…

10 Front Yard Perennial Plants for Eye-Catching Curb Appeal

What Are Perennial Plants? Perennial plants grow back in the same location each year, dying in the fall and popping back up in the spring or summer. Some perennials will last two to three years, while others can live on for decades. Perennials provide a sense of consistency in the garden for gardeners to rely…

Winter Daphne and Fragrant Paperbush

Few plants offer more abundant fragrance than the spring flowers of Daphne and its cousin Edgeworthia. These woody shrubs are both in the Thymelaceae plant family and are sure to brighten your garden with their beautiful blooms, just in time for warmer weather, walks in the garden, and fresh cut bouquets. Both plants are deserving…

How to Grow your Own Broccoli and Find the Right Broccoli Garden Suppliers

For any gardener who doubles as a broccoli lover, growing your own broccoli has likely crossed your mind. Perhaps you don’t know where to start, or you admittedly don’t know the first thing about growing broccoli at home. The gardening experts at Garden Savvy are here to help! Broccoli is in the cabbage, Brussel sprout,…

How to Prepare Raised Beds for Spring Planting and Spring Gardening

Spring Gardening: How to Prepare your Raised Beds for Spring Planting Spring gardening signifies the end of a cold winter and the beginning of a new season. When we think of spring gardening, vibrant colors and texture come to mind, which are a far cry from the often dark, dreary and dull days of winter.…

Growing Flowering Apricots

On a dreary, grey day in the middle of winter the flowering apricot will burst into bloom, filling the air with a sweet, cinnamon fragrance while sending bees into a feeding frenzy. It is the one tree I would never want to garden without, and I hope, after reading this, you will be inspired to…

Garden Communities: The Many Benefits of Gardening Associations, Clubs & Societies

Local clubs and associations are the perfect way for like-minded groups of people to get together to bond and learn from each other over their shared interest of a certain hobby or activity. Gardening communities are no exception, providing a haven for gardeners who want to share their passion for gardening with other gardeners. Garden…

Winter Blooming Camellias Guide

Tis the season for gorgeous winter blooming camellias, truly the “Queen of the South” as far as flowers go. If you live or have visited charming cities like New Orleans, Mobile, Savannah, or Charleston you have undoubtedly enjoyed the beauty of these large growing broad-leaf evergreens. Despite conjuring images of antebellum era houses, camellias are…

Growing Herbs: What is a Kitchen Herb Garden?

Fresh kitchen herbs, such as cilantro, basil, parsley, rosemary, thyme, and any other fragrant spices, are a hot commodity in the kitchen. For many gardeners, it’s enticing to grow your own herbs, especially if cooking is a pastime you enjoy as well. Wouldn’t it be nice for your kitchen to be supplied with fresh herbs…

Gardening With Grains

Grains are grasses, too!  Just like perennial ornamental grasses, grains can be used in your garden or landscape to create seasonal color, texture, and serve as an important resource for local wildlife while naturally improving your soil. Did you know that all “true” grasses are part of the Poacaeae family, grains included? That is what…
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