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Tips & Tricks For A Better Lawn

September 1, 2018

Lawn Care Lawn care is something that can be over looked at times. Sure you may water and mow, but that is just scratching the surface. Here is some friendly information that can help your yard look that much better. Grass Cycling A simple and easy method of making your grass stronger, just raise your […]

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Home Made Plum Jelly

June 27, 2018

What to do with all those Plums How’s your fruit tree looking? A couple of weeks ago, my parents were up to their ears in red plums. We decided that it was time to crank out the old jelly recipe and make bath of plum jelly. I have had plum jelly my entire life, but […]

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“So I’ve got a lot of shade…”

May 21, 2018

Some of my favorite picks for those shady areas If I had a nickel. This is a common conversation starter when a customer comes into the garden center looking for a little landscape help. What once was a hot, sunny yard is now a shaded, patchy lawn. Sometimes the best thing to do is to […]

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What are the Best Plants for Butterflies?

April 16, 2018

A Brief Guide to Getting a Garden of Butterflies What are the best plants for butterflies? That’s a common question at the garden center this time of year, often triggered by customers noticing the different species of butterflies fluttering about our wide selection of plants. The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Many […]

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Frisco, Texas Houseplants

Houseplants are Good for You

December 16, 2017

…and NASA says so! Like most things, houseplants come and go in popularity. You have your tried and true houseplants like a Pothos Ivy or a Dracena. And then you have the ones that explode in popularity after a couple of hipsters put them on their Instagram… I’m looking at you Fiddle Leaf Fig! No […]

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