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Impatiens Downy Mildew

  Last growing season, you may have experienced difficulties growing impatiens in your garden. You were certainly not alone. After much speculation and a great deal of research, it was determined the cause was a fungal disease called Downy Mildew.The problem originated a few years ago in the southern region of the country and is […]

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Custom Christmas Wreaths

PLACING AN ORDER Custom wreath and swags are made to order starting in November. When placing an order our wreath-making staff take the time to walk you around the store for inspiration and helping to create a theme that will compliment your home or business. Using only the healthiest fresh-cut greens and top-quality decorations to […]

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Octoberfest & Carshow 2011

What a perfect day for an outdoor event. With more cars and people than ever before, this was one of our most successful Octoberfests to date. Thank you to all that participated.  

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Deep Dish Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup flour 1/3 cup chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 can chicken broth 2/4 cup milk 2 cups cooked chicken (1 oven roaster cooked and shredded) 1 bag frozen mixed vegetables 1 egg 1-2 tablespoons water 2 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to […]

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Ingredients 1 1/2 sticks (6 ounces) unsalted butter, 1 stick melted, 1/2 stick softened 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten 1 cup canned pure pumpkin puree 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon […]

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African Violet Care

African violets are one of the world’s most popular house plants. An African violet has velvety leaves and comes in a wide range of colors, making it a sure candidate to add a simple splash of color to any room. These house plants also happen to be fairly easy to care for. WATERING The single […]

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Annual Care

Planting annuals can bring instant gratification for any gardener. Bright colors and countless  combinations and sizes can contribute to beautiful landscapes or container gardens. Annuals are plants that complete their life cycle in one growing season. Planted from seeds or seedlings, most annuals flower continuously during the spring and summer and then die with the […]

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Applying Mulch

Applying mulch around trees, shrubs and other plants in your yard keeps the soil cool and moist and helps plants grow. Mulches also help control weeds by denying light to their seeds. They reduce the speed of water evaporation, simultaneously insulating plants from drastic temperature changes. Mulches can be great for providing a tidy, uniform […]

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Attracting Birds to Your Garden

Attracting birds to your garden can be a rewarding endeavor. Food/water, birdhouses and natural shelter help birds flourish and allow you to have a close, intimate view of a wide variety of species. Food One central element in attracting birds is a food source. There are a variety of feeders and seeds available today which […]

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Attracting Butterflies

Butterflies can be seen in a variety of bright colors, making them a welcome guest in any garden. They are attracted to any garden with brightly-colored flowers that are rich in nectar. When possible, locate flowering plants in a sunny, protected area as butterflies need sunlight to stay warm. Also, avoid using pesticides in that […]

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