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Before rushing out of the store with a handful of tomato plants, it is essential to take a second to evaluate the batch so you don't accidentally end up with a lousy tomato plant that will be wilting before you know it. Inspect the plant for size, color, and pesky insects so you'll bring home the right specimen to plant in your garden and set up the season for success. Steer clear of these nine common mistakes when buying tomato plants. #gardenideas #gardening #tomatoplants #gardenmistakes #grumpygardener
Avoid These Mistakes When Buying Tomato Plants And Ensure A Good Crop
Before rushing out of the store with a handful of tomato plants, it is essential to take a second to evaluate the batch so you don't accidentally end up with a lousy tomato plant that will be wilting before you know it. Inspect the plant for size, color, and pesky insects so you'll bring home the right specimen to plant in your garden and set up the season for success. Steer clear of these nine common mistakes when buying tomato plants. #gardenideas #gardening #tomatoplants #gardenmistakes #grumpygardener
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How To Grow And Care For A Citronella Plant
Instead of sprays or bug zappers, grow citronella-scented plants to repel mosquitoes naturally. Here's how to grow and care for a citronella (Pelargonium citrosum) plant. #gardenideas #gardening #southerngardening #citronella #citronellaplant
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The queen of the Southern garden deserves a flattering court, y’all! 👑 At the link, we’re sharing seven plants you should avoid planting with your hydrangeas so they can thrive.
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The 11 Best Fast-Growing Vines, According To Garden Experts
Growing vines is a fun way to add foliage and colorful flowers to archways, fences, posts, and trellises in your yard. Vines add depth, dimension, and texture to a landscape and create a visually appealing space. Choosing fast-growing vines means enjoying the beauty of the season quickly and often longer, whether it's the pretty leaves, blooms, or both. #vines #garden #gardeningideas #southerngarden #landscaping
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If your hydrangeas aren’t at their best, you may want to remove the spent blooms. But how? And when? At the link, we’re sharing the expert advice you need to keep these Southern-favorite shrubs looking bold and beautiful all season long!
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Weeding and watering are two of our least favorite gardening activities, especially in summer. If you’re like us and prefer plants that sip and not gulp, visit the link to learn about 10 varieties that love the Southern heat. ☀️
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Here's Why Your Hydrangea Isn't Blooming, According To The Grumpy Gardener
Find out why a listener’s hydrangea isn’t blooming. Plus why Grumpy detests vinegar in the garden. #gardenideas #gardening #hydrangea #hydrangeaproblems #grumpgardener
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The 15 Most Beautiful Rose Gardens In The South You Can Visit
Roses aren’t always easy to grow in the South. However, the South’s temperate climate and modest freezes can also be a hospitable environment for roses. Today, historic and curated rose gardens flourish in destinations from Missouri, to Virginia, and down to the southern tip of Florida. These gardens are not just respites of beauty; they are living testimonies to the region's dedication to horticulture, landscape design, and the timeless, romantic appeal of roses. #rosegarden #southerntravel #travel #roses #gardens
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27 Ways To Grow Hydrangeas In Containers
Hydrangeas are a Southern garden staple. The only thing better? Hydrangeas in containers that you can use to decorate everywhere. Find inspiration from some of our favorite easy arrangements that feature these beautiful blooms. #gardenideas #containergarden #hydrangeacontainer #southerngarden #hydrangea
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12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard
We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest no matter where they're planted. They're habitats for our avian neighbors. They're just plain pretty. A yard without trees is a forlorn space indeed—however, there are more than a few tree species that are more trouble than they're worth. In fact, there are some trees you just shouldn't plant. Ever. #trees #gardening #landscaping #frontyard #gardenmistakes
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16 Landscaping Plants That Won’t Take Over Your Yard
One of the most common requests we receive from readers is for a list of well-behaved bushes they can plant in front of the house that won't eventually swallow it. Keep your front yard welcoming with these plants that are compact growers, need little pruning, aren't fussy to grow, and won't be eaten by deer. #gardenideas #smallspacegarden #southerngarden #plants #landscaping
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How To Get Rid Of Moles In Your Yard, According To Experts
Discover effective methods for getting rid of moles from your yard and garden. Learn about mole habits, signs of mole activity, and practical steps to eliminate moles. #gardenpests #mole #moleactivity #gardenmoles #gardening
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How To Grow And Care For Texas Star Hibiscus
Texas Star Hibiscus produces exotic tropical blooms day after day through summer. Texas Star is an herbaceous perennial, returning year after year in USDA Zones 5-9. #gardenideas #gardening #southerngardening #flowers #texasstar
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Common Types Of Oak Trees You Can Plant In Your Southern Yard
There’s a reason it’s called the Mighty Oak: Oak trees are stately trees that can live for hundreds of years. These are the most common types of native oak trees that thrive in the South. #gardening #trees #southerntrees #oaktrees #liveoak
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12 Fast-Growing Annuals To Quickly Fill Your Garden With Color
Want to grow vibrant, continuous blooms in your garden? Here are 12 fast-growing annuals to plant in your landscape for pretty flowers throughout the season. Planting annuals in your garden provides continuous blooms throughout the season. Grow them directly in the ground, in raised beds, in pots, or even in hanging baskets to use vertical space. #gardenideas #gardening #annuals #fastgrowing #plants