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Decorate for the season with hydrangeas in your wreaths, centerpieces or window boxes. Hydrangeas—white, green, brown or multi-colored—look great fresh or dried.
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These Midwest-friendly cultivars, recommended by the West Michigan Dahlia Society, put on a stunning show from midsummer to first frost.
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I’ve gone to the dark side, of plants, that is. But in the plant world, even the dark side is pretty. And rich. And dramatic. And just the punch my embarrassingly...

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When my eldest daughter was 5, she handed my husband her life savings—plus an IOU scribbled on a torn piece of pink construction paper—in exchange for his help to ...

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My mom’s beautiful flower gardens owe much of their splendor to seeds she saves year to year in assorted containers at the top of a kitchen cupboard. Toppling them...

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This Mother’s Day celebrate Mom with easy-to-make bouquets, garden gifts or DIY centerpieces.
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Hello, yellow! Daffodils light up the scene as perennial guests of honor at an Ohio couple’s springtime party.
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Often ignored because of their fussiness in the heat, spring-blooming primroses can thrive in the Midwest if you select the right cultivars and give them a little attention. As woodland natives,...
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An inexpensive bouquet brightens multiple rooms when you separate single stems—or groups of similar blooms—into small DIY displays.
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Here are some new varieties and cutting tips for these ever-popular beauties, which like cool, moist, well-drained soil and morning sun.

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