Garden Notes & Recipes

5 Houseplants To Give As Gifts This Holiday Season

December 5, 2022
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For your friends and family members that have everything, why not give the gift of a plant?   With Christmas around the corner and social…

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The History and Mythology of Holiday Houseplants

November 28, 2022
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The history and meaning behind these classic houseplants mean the holidays wouldn’t be the same without them.   There is a long history of houseplants…

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Cranberry Coffee Cake

November 28, 2022
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Cranberry Coffee Cake Our 6-ingredient cranberry coffee cake is always a hit at Christmas parties!   INGREDIENTS: 3 eggs  2 cups sugar  3/4 cup butter,…

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Holiday Window Boxes: Creating Christmas Magic as Far as the Eye Can See

November 22, 2022
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Whether you want to create a cozy, traditional aesthetic or a sophisticated, elegant design that dazzles, we have ideas for you!   Your window boxes…

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Brunswick Stew

November 16, 2022
Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew Curl up on a chilly day with a warm bowl of our favorite hearty Southern-style stew.   INGREDIENTS: 6 tablespoons butter  1 1/2…

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Brown Rice And Squash Salad

November 14, 2022
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Brown Rice And Squash Salad This salad is packed with fall flavors and perfect for the holiday meals ahead!   INGREDIENTS: 4 cups (½ to…

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Decorate Your Door for the Holidays with Fresh Greenery

November 14, 2022
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Ring in the most wonderful time of the year with these fantastic evergreen displays.    It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday decorations!…

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Interior Design Tips to Make Sure Your Christmas Tree Is Center Stage

November 7, 2022
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Create a gorgeous Christmas tree display this year that will take the center stage!   There’s nothing like Christmas decorating season: it comes once a…

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Apple and Pumpkin Ginger Crisp

October 31, 2022
Apple and Pumpkin Ginger Crisp

Apple and Pumpkin Ginger Crisp  The ultimate fall dessert in just six easy steps!   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup rolled oats  1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons…

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How To Protect Your Evergreens in the Winter

October 31, 2022
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Maintaining gorgeous evergreen trees through the winter is fool-proof with these easy steps.   Even durable evergreens can suffer from winter burn and salt damage!…

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