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Year One…

I pinched myself everyday. Do you ever just wake up and realize, I have created such a cool life for myself! So many things define cool, I get that, cool to this girl is a field of flowers so breathtaking and full of purpose I feel honored to be the handler. This year taught me

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Easy To Grow Shade Perennials

Hellebores are excellent perennials for dry shade gardens. They bloom during a time when most perennials are dormant, so they really make a statement in the late winter/early spring garden! Blooms tend to last for a while and once gone by, the evergreen foliage adds a soft touch to the garden.  Shade resistant, drought-resistant, deer-

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Sun Perennials To Add To Your Garden

Achillea or commonly known as yarrow. Is one of the top hardiest perennials for our zone.  It thrives in cold winters and full sun.  Is drought tolerant once established, however will give you plenty more blooms with weekly watering.  It spreads moderately and while the classic yellow is sweet, so many more colors are available;

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How to Care for Hydrangeas

Hydrangea care We have loved answering your garden questions so much! We hope this information on hydrangea care helps you be the best at home gardener that you can be 🌱♥️ Posted by Petals Farm & Garden on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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Grow Your Own Strawberry Patch

Tips on growing strawberries and other berries Thank you for keeping your questions coming. Helping you and your gardens makes us so happy! Here is some info on how we care for our berries. Posted by Petals Farm & Garden on Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Grow Your Own Butterfly Garden

Thank you for all of your questions this month! Here is our favortie information on butterfly gardens 🌱 Butterfly Garden Q&A Posted by Petals Farm & Garden on Friday, January 29, 2021

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Flood of support…

May is my favorite time in the garden.  The first blooms of the season are open and plumping up to burst open with color.  The summer perennials are growing taller and wider and more and more buds appear on the trees.  Maine, and anywhere in the north where we go through four seasons experiences the

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Gardening

Shopping At The Nursery

Strolling through the isles at the nursery this morning was a delight for all my senses.  As I scan the grounds,  a familiar scene of nursery stock lays before me…. shrubs blooming, tables full of perennials, tender annuals and hanging baskets with bright colors and textures all grown with such love and care and needing

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It’s Spring!

Each spring I am filled with so much excitement and anticipation for the season.  Butterflies in my belly begin in February and spring feels like months away, plenty of time to get it all done, plenty of time to plan out our weekend projects and plenty of time to do some more organizing.  Spring is

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