Container gardening with shrubs and perennials is not a new phenomenon. Many of the popular blogs and social media personalities have been planting with shrubs and perennials in their containers for a long time, however, they don’t always discuss the “do’s” and “don’ts” of container gardening with these plants. Just like when planting annuals in […]

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Bee Butterfly Water Station

Summer is heating up and we are halfway through the year. This month, we took a week to pay special attention to our beloved pollinators. Here’s one way to encourage a good habitat for your pollinators, with just a few simple materials. For this simple project, you’ll need a saucer that holds water (a decorative […]

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Pollinating Insect

There has been a lot of talk the last couple of years about the importance of pollinator plants and pollinating insects.  To name just a few, pollinating insects and mammals include several varieties of bees, wasps, flies, beetles, moths, butterflies and hummingbirds.  Pollinators are important to properly pollinate fruits and vegetables.  Without pollinators, our food […]

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