The Garden Hums With Life

The Ruby Throated Hummingbirds are back from their long vacation in Mexico and Central America and ready to buzz about your garden looking for flower nectar.  So what do they look for?  They love plants with tubular flowers, especially in shades of red, but I’ve seen them feeding on a number of different plants.  Here…

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Bustling Gardens, Best Plants

Are your gardens as busy as mine? Plants are actively flowering, birds are busy feeding their young, and bees are buzzing around pollinating our plants. What a great time of year! I am always inspired by how our gardens can be so important to others, as well. Over the next few weeks I will be…

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The Designing Duo. Worth a second look!

Every week the designing duo comes out with a new Plan-O-Gram that has the ingredients and  how to create a custom planter. The planter is displayed every single week at our container design center located here at Caan Floral and Greenhouses. Judie and Barb are here on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 4-6 for all…

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Arborvitae Turning Brown

I have been fielding a few calls about some of you who are having problems with browning on your Arborvitae…or Cedars…after this past winter. I thought the article I posted below to be very insightful. I hope it is informative for you as well. This blog is in thanks to Garden Guides.com (http://www.gardenguides.com/99394-causes-emerald-green-arborvitae-turning-brown.html) “Emerald Green…

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Gardening for Wildlife

May is “Gardening for Wildlife” month; a great time to talk about a few plants that can help you get started. Creating a backyard habitat is one form of gardening that has the additional purpose of creating a stopover for migratory birds or a haven for butterflies. There are many plants to choose from to…

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