Design Tips for Creating Outdoor Rooms

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Many of us put tons of time and attention into every detail of the living spaces inside our home, but what about the outside? With our Midwest winters, it only makes sense for us to make the most of our outdoor time during the fair-weather months—and what better way to do it than with a…

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Rhubarb Streusel Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Streusel Coffee Cake Wallace's Garden Center

The perfect pairing for an afternoon tea!   INGREDIENTS: For the Cake:     1 cup butter , room temperature     1 cup granulated sugar     1 teaspoon vanilla extract     4 large eggs     3 cups all-purpose flour     2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder     1 pinch of…

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Strawberry Lemonade Blondies

Strawberry Lemonade Blondies Wallace's Garden Center

Sweeten up your summer with our perfected strawberry blondies with a twist!   INGREDIENTS: Blondies: 1 cup butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 1/4 cups  all purpose flour (use the fluff/scoop/level method for measuring) 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup…

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Controlling Weeds in the Lawn and Garden

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Sometimes weeding can feel like thankless work, but if you create a system and stay on top of things, you might just hear plants singing your praise. Learning more strategies to defeat weeds can make your life and your garden much happier. Read our guide to learn tips on how to tackle weeds and create…

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Fresh Pea Butter

pea butter recipe Wallace's Garden Center

Fantastic on warm grilled bread!  Also works as a sauce on hot cooked pasta.   INGREDIENTS: 1 1/3 cups fresh shelled peas (from about 1 pounds pods) or frozen peas, thawed 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more 1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature, divided 1 medium shallot, finely chopped (about…

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Learn How to Help the Bees with These Easy Gardening Tips

Help the Bees with Your Garden - Wallace's Greenhouse

Bees haven’t had the greatest luck in recent years. With populations declining, there has been a lot of publicity and attention paid to figuring out how to save the bees—and with good reason. We need them, and so do our plants. As pollinators, they provide an invaluable service, and as gardeners, it is our duty…

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Big Bourbon Peach Baked Beans

Big Bourbon Peach Baked Beans Wallace's Garden Center

The perfect summer picnic food! Sweet and smoky to feed a crowd.   INGREDIENTS: 3 Slices Bacon, Diced 1 Medium Onion, Chopped 3 15-ounce Cans Great Northern Beans, Drained 1 Cup Ketchup 1 Cup Packed Dark Brown Sugar 1 Cup Peach Preserves 1/4 Cup Big Peach Liqueur  1/4 Cup Chicken Broth 1/4 Cup Cody Road…

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