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My Love for Uniquely Interesting Foliage (Part 2)

Last time, I highlighted four plants with uniquely-colored leaves: coleus of different varieties, a plant with green, orange, and pink leaves; a plant with green and white leaves; and a vine with the same features as the previous one. 405 more words

Batangas Green Thumb

Close only counts in horseshoes

Despite optimistic predictions otherwise, spring failed to arrive this week. Perhaps next week, but today it seems a long way off.

Indeed, earlier in the week the foot deep snow melted by half so that a few hellebores barely emerged from beneath the covering. 313 more words

My Garden

Forget Forsythia

Forsythia blooms are one of the first signs that spring has arrived.  Often blooming in late winter to early spring, it lets us know that cold snowy days are behind us.  483 more words

Landscaping

Dog-Friendly Landscaping Ideas

Now that winter is coming to an end and March is finally here, many homeowners’ thoughts are turning to spring and gardening! If you’re a dog owner as well, you may be wondering how to make your yard safer and more welcoming for your furry friend. 256 more words

Pets

Window Boxes

I am in the process of giving my home some much needed curb appeal.  I having been dreaming of having window boxes for way too long.   112 more words

Exteriors

Get ready to start gardening!

Are you itching to get out and garden? Well, it’s not quite time yet but if you want to do something garden-related, try grooming your garden tools and organizing your gardening shed. 341 more words

Spring