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Plants With A Purpose

Plants Make Great Gifts

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As the weather starts to warm up and energy bills start to rise, it’s nice to have a cool, private spot to sit and enjoy your garden. It’s time to start thinking about adding some shade to your yard!

bee on lavenderAs one of the world’s main pollinators, bees are indispensible for thriving gardens. Some crops, such as almonds, apples, and avocados, rely entirely or almost entirely on the honeybee pollination. Other crops would be greatly reduced without the presence of bees.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Wondering what to get for your mom that won’t be the same recycled idea from last year? Since Mother’s Day and flowers go hand in hand, why not consider a garden related gift that reflects one of her passions. Live plants make wonderful, lasting gifts! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

A sure sign of spring is an abundance of butterflies fluttering around all the new spring blooms. Gardeners everywhere ask how they can entice more of them into their yards.

Many Palm Trees Save Water

Who says roses are the only flowers for Valentine’s Day?

      One of the most pleasant and rewarding types of gardens is a fruit garden.  In the past, most people assumed that fruit gardens were only for those who had large backyards or small orchards.  Gardeners were unsure about hard pruning standard varieties to make them smaller (although this is very safe).
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