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  1. Landscaping With Ornamental Grasses

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    Imagine a garden of flowing, swaying, undulating plants that respond to the slightest breeze! Your garden should be as much about motion and texture as it is color and fragrance! So when you are designing your garden beds and landscape, don’t leave o

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  2. What Are Warm Season And Cool Season Grasses?

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    It’s almost spring, and already some plants are breaking dormancy in the warmer growing zones and mild winter climates. Just like there are morning people, and then the rest of us, plants have their own timeline on when they are ready to shake off their s

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  3. 5 Great Alternatives to Lawn Grass!

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    Great green fields of prosperity, the American lawn has somehow become the established symbol for suburban standards and synonymous with the American dream, the American flag and white picket fences. 

    However, as my college professor called

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  4. When Life Gives You Rocks…Create a Rock Garden!

    Whether it's large-scale or just a small corner of the yard, on purpose or you are just dealing with what you've been dealt in the landscape lottery - a Rock Garden is a fantastic xeric garden design that adds interest to what would otherwise be an eyesore!

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  5. Deer Resistant Plants For The North

    Anyone that marvels at their backyard landscape is almost always also cringing at the natural neighbor nearby-- deer. Any gardener would be a tad annoyed to spend hours planting, pruning and watering their yard just to have a pesky deer or two negatively

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  6. Make Your Yard Look Better in Winter

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    Let’s face it: even with the magic of snowfall, the garden can look pretty boring in winter. It doesn’t have to be! Try planting some of these unique plants for winter garden beauty and color. (Bonus: many of these plants offer fabulous visual appeal dur

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  7. 5 No-Brainer Native Plants For The South

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    Plants that have adapted to the local climate and the conditions of the soil in areas of where they naturally occur are considered to be native. In a gardener's eyes, these plants are a goldmine!

    With several advantages, including easier overall

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  8. 5 Plants That Are Hard To Kill

    We know that not everyone is cut out for being a master gardener; even a few of us at Nature Hills struggle to keep our plants alive! We know-- how embarrassing. 

    If you’re a beginner gardener, seem to almost always forget to water your p

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  9. 5 No-Brainer Native Plants For The North

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    Welcome back to our ‘Regional Blog Series!’ We’ve highlighted the top 5 native plants for the South and then those for the West. Well North and Midwest, it is your time to shine!

    Adding native plants to a landscape has been a must for a major

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  10. Ornamental Grass Pruning in Spring

    Think of your Ornamental Grass plants to be like your lawn…so in the spring it is best to remove the old, dry tops from the grass plants to allow the new grass plants to begin to grow.  The foliage from last year does not turn green, but it needs to be

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