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Butterfly Gardens

 Bring Winged Beauties to Your Yard

Butterfly gardens provide food and sanctuary for many vibrant species of Lepidoptera. This type of garden can be planted in even the busiest urban location. Offering even a small habitat can help support the butterfly population in your area. A container garden consisting of a few carefully selected bushes and flowering plants may be all it takes to attract these winged visitors to your home. If you have more space available, you can plan a butterfly garden complete with a walking path and outdoor seating for maximum enjoyment. Continue reading Butterfly Gardens

Drought-Tolerant Plants Save Work and Water

Drought-Tolerant Plants Save Work and Water

The drought tolerant category saves work. These plants are also conservationists! They save water by needing less. American gardens are definitely not in the tropics. Many areas have  hot, dry spells and drought tolerant plants keep going when you’re busy, go away for the weekend or live in an area where outdoor watering is monitored. Drought-tolerant doesn’t mean “never needs water.” It means you can create a gorgeous garden that will require less water. Plants in this category do well in dry conditions.

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Starcluster Pentas

Starcluster Pentas is a wonderful addition to any landscape or container. With generous clusters of five pointed flowers, Pentas may be red or white and many shades of pink and purple.

Starcluster Pentas – One of the Most Underused Plants in the Garden…

We want you to try a couple of Pentas in your garden. Very popular with butterflies and hummingbirds,  Starcluster Pentas is on sale this week. When you buy one, you get one free.

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