How Do You Make A Winter Garden?

Growing Plants In The Winter

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Blue Jay resting in the snow

For many of us, the approaching winter months can put a damper on spending time in our gardens, the good news however is we can still do what we love even during the winter months by extending the season with these garden tips that are simple but have proven to give good results.

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Trim Red Fountain Grass

How to Trim Red Fountain Grass

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Red fountain grass

The red fountain grass is my favorite out of fountain grasses, this garden beauty is also viewed by some as purple fountain grass. The red fountain grass is widely used on many landscape and garden projects for its showy flowers and red foliage, this ornamental plant is native to the middle East, Africa, and southeast Asia.

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Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass Pruning

 Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass Care

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Hameln dwarf fountain grass

There are said to be 31 species of ornamental grasses, I have worked with many of them on garden projects and have never been disappointed. What I love about ornamental grasses is once they reach maturity they are drought-tolerant, these low-maintenance plants are easy to care for and will go to work for you.

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Propagate Mandevilla Cuttings

Propagating Mandevilla Cutting Successfully

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Pink Mandevilla Flowers

In our last article, we discussed how to successfully propagate the Mandevilla plant from seeds, if you haven’t read it as yet here is the link. Growing Mandevilla from seeds, in this post however we will be taking a look at successfully propagating Mandevilla from cuttings. The Mandevilla plant as we know is a tropical to subtropical beauty that produces an abundance of flowers that grows on a vine.

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Growing Mandevilla From Seed

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Pink Mandevilla flowering plant

How to Grow Mandevilla from Seed

The Mandevilla is a genus of tropical and subtropical flowering vines in the family Apocynaceae, these plant species are native to South America, Central America, West Indies, and the Southwestern United States.  Many species are said to also originate from the forest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Mandevilla plant grows as a vine producing an abundance of flowers.

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