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Frankincense and Myrrh: Do You Know These Plants?

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December is a popular month for frankincense and myrrh. Snowflakes start to fall and, suddenly, the legendary gifts from the wise men to baby Jesus as written in Matthew 2:11 are on everyone's lips! It's ironic because many people don't even know…

4 Comments / 158 View / December 19, 2014

Poinsettia Varieties: Beyond the Common Red

Now that we are in the month of December, many of us are adding Poinsettias to our indoor plant inventory. The ultimate Christmas plant, Poinsettias span over 100 varieties beyond the "common red plant." What is your Poinsettia style?  …

3 Comments / 8246 View / December 3, 2014

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Fall Containers: One Plant Wonders!

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It's the first week of October and today registered a HOT 98 degrees in Los Angeles. Perfect weather for designing fall container gardens! Oh, I'm not complaining about the perennial sunshine; I only wish "sweater weather" would set in soon. No matter how…

4 Comments / 392 View / October 3, 2014

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Creative Technique For Becoming A Productive Gardener

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I invited my friend Susan Sherayko, author of "Rainbows Over Ruins" to share her creative problem-solving wisdom on EdenMakers as part of her book "blog tour." As the Line Producer on the Home & Family Show, Susan has the huge task of supervising the financial…

21 Comments / 244 View / September 3, 2014

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Potted Plant Care for Summer: Water, Prune, Fertilize

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Summer is the season when many once beautiful potted plants start to look like they are about to die. It doesn't have to be this way if you invest a few minutes each week to care for your plants.   Watering, pruning, and fertilizing are key…

0 Comments / 484 View / July 18, 2014

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Infographic: Landscaping and Your Return on Investment

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Investing in your landscaping is not a waste of money, especially if you are selling your home. Take a look at this infographic about your return on investment for different types of landscaping improvements!   Created by AlbertaArborists.com   Usually budgets…

0 Comments / 215 View / June 25, 2014

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Firescaping: Prepare Your Yard For Brush Fire Season!

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Prepare your yard for brush fire season! In dry, drought-stricken California, fire season is year-round.   Yearly brush clearance notifications are sometimes met with the same dismissive attitude as many have towards a jury duty summons. A false confidence that no one will notice a lack of…

0 Comments / 171 View / June 19, 2014

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