Coordinating Fall Mums, Grasses, and More in Your Landscape

It’s just around the corner—the season of all things pumpkin spice and sweater weather! Early fall is the ideal time to reassess our gardens and consider adding new plantings while the soil is still warm and the temperatures are mild. Let’s get our landscape ready for fall by coordinating mums, perennial grasses, asters, and the…

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Refresh Your Fall Garden

chrysanthemum flowers

Maintaining a bright, beautiful garden in the summer months is pretty much a no-brainer, but many gardeners forget how many gorgeous fall-blooming perennials and annuals  there are to choose from. If you take a walk around your neighborhood, you might notice flowering shrubs, foliage, and other perennials that you, too, can include in your landscape…

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How to Prepare Heavy Clay and Sandy Soils for Planting

Shovelling soil

Soil is the secret sauce of gardening. While it may just look like brown dirt, it is the lifeblood for healthy plants. Unfortunately, many of us work with poor native soil that leaves our trees, shrubs, and perennials wanting more. The landscape near our Blooms Greenhouse in Laporte, Indiana, tends to be on opposite sides…

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Hanging Basket Design: How to Design Your Baskets Like a Pro

Versatility of Hanging Baskets

The ease and versatility of hanging baskets are not to be overlooked. As gardeners, we all crave a well-designed landscape full of lasting perennials, trees, and shrubs––but hanging baskets overflowing with vibrant annuals add an extra level of design that many gardens are missing. Plus, they allow us to experiment with trendy design principles––without the…

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Trending Plants You Will Fall in Love With at First Glance

Trending Plants for 2021

Spring planting season is upon us! Now is the perfect time to discover the new cultivars and trending plants that are sure to astonish. Let’s break those boring garden barriers with a sneak peek into what all the stylish gardeners will be adding to their landscapes this season.   Trending Plants of 2021 Sometimes we wonder…

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