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Poisonous Plants: Do You Grow These?

Do you have poisonous plants in your garden? I’d bet you do – and you may not be aware some of the common plants and shrubs we all love can be dangerously poisonous plants. I started thinking

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8 Tips for Bird Watching in your Yard

Bird Watching Tips Did you know bird watching is the second most popular pastime in North America, second only to gardening? I’ve been having a lot of enjoyment this fall and winter watching the birds

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The Best Flowering Plants for a Fragrance Garden

Treat yourself by planting a fragrance garden What could be more wonderful than strolling through a flower garden full of enticing scents and fragrance and in riotous colour from spring through fall? Everyone

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Plants for a Shade Garden

Make a Shady Oasis in Your Yard Make an oasis in the shady spots in your  yard with plants that thrive in a shade garden. You can have a lovely display of greens and colors on the north side of a house,

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Purple Foliage Plants

Purple foliage plants: the royalty of the plant kingdom In ancient Rome, certain shades of purple were reserved for the rulers. Wearing purple by non-royals was punishable by death. This royal color in

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