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The Difference between Bulbs, Tubers & Rhizomes
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The Difference between Bulbs, Tubers & Rhizomes

Posted by Meropi Mavrogiorgou on May 24, 2024

Bulbs, tubers, and rhizomes are all underground roots used by plants for storage and propagation. Each type plays a vital role in the survival and growth of various plant species,...

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7 Surprising Fun Facts About Peonies
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7 Surprising Fun Facts About Peonies

Posted by Meropi Mavrogiorgou on May 24, 2024

Peonies (Paeonia officinalis) are colorful flowers native to the temperate climates of Eurasia, northwest Africa, and western North America. They are not just exquisite and showy flowers with a sweet...

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How To Water Different Types of Plants
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How To Water Different Types of Plants

Posted by Meropi Mavrogiorgou on May 22, 2024

Watering is a fundamental aspect of plant care, yet it's often misunderstood or overlooked. Different types of plants have unique watering needs influenced by factors such as species, size, potting...

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The Meaning of Different Lilies
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The Meaning of Different Lilies

Posted by Meropi Mavrogiorgou on May 22, 2024

Few blossoms in the realm of flora possess the timeless allure and captivating symbolism of the lily. Revered for its elegance, purity, and diverse array of meanings, the lily flower...

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All You Need To Know About Baby’s Breath
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All You Need To Know About Baby’s Breath

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 24, 2024

Few blooms captivate the imagination quite like the Baby's Breath. With its delicate, airy appearance and timeless charm, this beloved flower holds a special place in the hearts of flower...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Amaryllis Belladonna
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Growing Guide: How to Grow Amaryllis Belladonna

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 09, 2024

Planting Amaryllis Belladonna, known for its striking, fragrant pink flowers, adds a touch of elegance to late summer and early fall gardens. This guide will help you cultivate these beautiful blooms successfully.

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Cardoon (Artichoke Thistle)
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Growing Guide: How to Grow Cardoon (Artichoke Thistle)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 09, 2024

Planting Artichoke Thistle, also known as Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus), brings a bold, architectural element to your garden with its striking, silvery-blue foliage and large thistle-like flowers. Here's a comprehensive guide...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Gypsophila (Baby's Breath)
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Growing Guide: How to Grow Gypsophila (Baby's Breath)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 09, 2024

Planting Gypsophila, commonly known as Baby's Breath, brings a delicate and airy touch to gardens and floral arrangements with its cloud-like clusters of tiny white flowers. Here's a comprehensive guide...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra)
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Growing Guide: How to Grow Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 08, 2024

Planting Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra spectabilis) adds a touch of romantic whimsy to your garden with their iconic, heart-shaped flowers. Here’s a comprehensive guide to get these charming perennials thriving in...

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How to Grow Astrantia (Masterwort)
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How to Grow Astrantia (Masterwort)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 08, 2024

Planting Astrantia, or Masterwort, is like adding a sprinkle of starlight to your garden. Their intricate, star-shaped blooms are a real conversation starter, and here's how I love to get...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Bearded Iris
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Growing Guide: How to Grow Bearded Iris

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 06, 2024

Getting your bearded irises to flourish with those stunning blooms is a real joy, and honestly, they're such a breeze to care for! Let me walk you through my guide...

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All About Begonias!
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All About Begonias!

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jan 30, 2024

Filling your garden with begonias is like inviting a troupe of flamboyant dancers to perform all summer long. These shade-loving beauties, with their lush, deep green leaves and blooms that...

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