Author archives: Jennifer Gibson

Butterfly Gardening

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Asclepias (Butterfly Weed) is the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year, chosen by the national Perennial Plant Association! Every year, a notable perennial comes into focus and this years’ selection is surely one to include in the garden! All information provided by The Good Earth Garden Center, voted the most revolutionary garden center in America! There [...]

How To Create A Stunning Combination Planter

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Creating a great combination planter seems simple; pick a bunch of plants that you like and put them together, right? Yes…and no. Here are some tips on creating some great mixed planters, including some very winning combinations! If you already have a container to plant in, measure it before you go shopping. If you don’t have a planter, consider what styl[...]

Dreaming of Spring - Tips on planning for the Spring Season

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While the subtle colors of winter can be appreciated, most of us long for spring. To open a fresh bag of potting soil, and to sink your hands in the coolness, and bring a handful up to breathe in the rich smell of earth is just heaven. What are your dreams? What did you want to do last season, and didn’t get finished? Or were you overwhelmed with the millio[...]