Autumn Beauty Sunflower

Autumn Beauty Sunflowers Are Blooming

Here at Gardening on a Dime, we have a few different sunflowers planted this year. One of the seeds we found on clearance a couple of months ago at one of the big box stores was Autumn Beauty Sunflower. Figuring that for a quarter a packet, we had nothing to lose. And since our whole…

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Rain Lilies, Fairy Lilies, Zephyr Lilies (Zephyranthes)

The summer rains have begun in our area of the south. One sure sign is when the Rain Lilies start opening up, especially after a summer storm. Zephyranthes are little bulbs that shoot up slender strappy leaves, followed by flower shoots eight to twelve inches tall. They are also known as Fairy Lilies or Zephyr…

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Incorporating Bamboo Into Your Landscaping

I came across this article about bamboo. And since I am a big fan of these fascinating plants, I wanted to share this with the hope that more people will learn to enjoy them too. Incorporating Bamboo Into Your Landscaping By: Rene Thompson Bamboo is a ubiquitous tropical plant with thousands of uses, ranging from the building…

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Growing Roses Is Easy With These Simple Tips

(ARA) – No other flower can evoke romance in the garden like a rose. As America’s favorite flower, roses can be found adorning homes in quaint coastal villages to rural farmlands, modern cities to quiet mountain retreats. “Anybody can grow roses, no matter where they live. If you can grow grass, you can grow roses…

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