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Houseplants: African violet (Saintpaulia sp.)

Chances are you or someone you know (your grandma, maybe?) owns or has owned an African violet. They’re the standbys and workhorses of every garden center – and perhaps the most well-known of all the houseplants.┬áBut, they’re lovely, so it’s a well-earned place. And there are so many varieties and hybrids available that you could amass quite a collection of them – and then join the African Violet Society of America (or a local chapter) so you can show them off and collect more! Continue reading

Planting Bulbs

Remember how “fall is a second spring“? Well, it turns out that fall is a good time to start thinking about spring, too.

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Farming Flowers

As someone who claims to love plants as much as I do, it might be surprising to know that I didn’t really think about my wedding flowers until a couple weeks before the big day. Continue reading

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