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Plants that are attracted to bees

Plants that attract bees

Plants that attract bees.  Most folks know honey bees are on the endangered species list but are they? They are not on the endangered list.   The yellow-face bee that is native to Hawaii is on the list but the Common honey bee is not. This is what snopes.com has to say about the Yellow-Face Bee. […]

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Design your perfect garden

Design your perfect garden

Now is the time to design your perfect garden. Outdoor gardening is something that many do for a love of nature and for a chance to relax. Some do a little and are happy with that, but others take it much more seriously. They may come up with amazing garden designs that would take your […]

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List Shade Loving Plants

List Shade Loving Plants.  Often times when I observe my landscape area I see shady spots and wonder what type of plant will do well in that area?  You too have probably had those thoughts? So without further ado here are is a list of plants that like shade. Hostas Hostas are grown for their […]

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Plants that bloom all summer

Plants that bloom all summer

Plants that bloom all summer long.   Summer in the Southwest can get brutally hot it is not unusual to see temperatures soar into the double digits from June until late August.  Most plants stop growing and blooms are non-existent.  Except, for some, and here in this article is a list of plants that will bloom […]

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Evergreen Magnolia Trees

Evergreen Magnolia Trees (Magnoliaceae). Many folks think the Magnolia tree will not do well in the Southwest but actually, they do.  Many think they need lots of water and humidity and this is partially true.  In the Southwest, it is usually hot and dry and humidity levels are low except during the monsoon season. How […]

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Ginko Bilboa Tree information

Ginkgo Biloba tree information

Ginkgo biloba tree information.  Also called the Maidenhair Tree.  A great tree for ornamental or shade purposes. It is known for its unique fan-shaped leaf and brilliant golden fall color. Be sure to purchase the male strain of this tree. What does it look like Proportional branching creates a remarkable upright landscape accent, eventually becoming […]

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Lady Banks Rose Landscape

Lady Banks Rose for landscape

Lady Banks Rose for landscape. The Lady Banks rose (Rosa banksiae) is a flowering thornless rose. If pruned correctly it can stand on its own trunks.  It is a vigorous grower and tolerates poor soil but will do better in good organic compost.  The most common one is the Yellow variety followed by the white […]

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Rosemary Herb Health Benefits

Rosemary Herb Health Benefits.  There several types of rosemary and all of them provide health benefits.  The most common one is Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly called just Rosemary.  It is an aromatic herb indigenous to the Mediterranean area. What is Rosemary? Rosemary is traditionally known as the herb of remembrance and friendship. According to many gardeners once […]

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Redbud trees

The Redbud Trees

The Redbud Trees are small to medium-sized deciduous (leaves will drop winter) trees that bloom in early spring.  The majority of them grow about 15-30 ft. tall which makes them a great candidate for a small backyard or patio.  They produce small finger-like deep dark lavender blooms that will eventually turn into a heart-shaped leaf. […]

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How to grow herbs

How to grow herbs How to grow Herbs. They are one of the easiest plants to grow If done right you can save money at the grocery store Growing your own herbs is a relaxing stress-free project Herbs are good for you You will have a fresh supply of herbs A herb garden does not […]

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