How to prepare for spring, in the fall

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Fall Bulb Planting for a Classically Beautiful Spring Everyone loves spring flowers, but not all spring flowers get planted in the spring. The effort required to plant the bulbs in the fall will yield riotous color in the spring. There are a large variety of bulbs you can plant in the fall. Hyacinths, Daffodils, Tulips,

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Late summer bloomers in Smithville, Missouri

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Star-Studded Late Summer Bloomers August seems late to add flowers to your garden, but it really is the perfect time to add some star-studded beauties like sweet peas, Marguerites, Angel’s Fishing rod, Tassel flowers, coneflowers, bedding verbenas or late-flowering clematis to your Smithville, Missouri yard. Sweet peas are August showstoppers. These sun-loving beauties bloom from

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Trimming faded flowers from plants.

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Off with Its Head! Summer in Kansas City is hot, dry, and long. As it gets hotter one of the things to remember is to trim the faded flowers from the plants (deadheading). It’s vital to trim off the fading and dead flowers off the bushes, such as your rose bushes, because this prevents your

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Planting peas in Platte City, Missouri

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Peas Please! Despite the heat and the fact that our Platte City, Missouri gardens resemble an alien landscape if they aren’t getting enough water, August is an important month for our gardens. Peas, herbs, and flowers all play a role in August gardening. August is the perfect time to plant some fall peas. Besides providing

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Caring for your plants in August

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General Care for Your Plants in August It’s August, it’s hot. These are undisputable facts. This tends to keep people inside versus getting out but your yard needs some attention. If you have a vegetable garden your summer vegetables and fruits are beginning to reach their peak. You’ll want to make sure to keep your

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Divide Perennial Flowers in the midwest

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August is the Time to Divide Perennial Flowers August is the best time to dig and divide perennial flowers such as hostas, Oriental poppies, lilies, daylilies, bearded iris, and ornamental grasses. In order to remain healthy perennials need the same kind of yearly attention that people do. Once in a while they need a boost

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