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More Tips for Growing Healthy Indoor Plants

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, May 24, 2012

Indoor plants bring a touch of the outdoors into your home. A splash of bright yellow Daffodils (Narcissus) turns a dreary room warm and sunny in an instant. Baskets of trailing English Ivy (Hedera) transform a quiet bedroom into a lush, relaxing oasis. Adding a pot of old-fashioned Primrose to a quiet corner gives a room a cozy feel. There is something about living plants that makes us feel more

Spring Weeding Pays Summer Dividends

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, April 07, 2011

As soon as the snow melts, gardeners start checking their gardens for signs of spring. Cheerful yellow and purple crocuses decorate the ground, splashes of bright paint on the garden’s still barren canvas. The green tips of spring Tulips and Daffodils (Narcissus) can be seen emerging from the soil. The tiny flowerettes of the Sedum that will color the fall garden can be seen clustering around the dry stalks of last year’s growth. And spotted between your favorite plants, already green and growing are the first weeds. more

Use Secret Meanings of Flowers to Express Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Green Circle Growers - Friday, February 11, 2011

“Love is a flower that is made to bloom by two gardeners.” - Anonymous more

Green Plants Chase Away Winter Chill

Green Circle Growers - Tuesday, February 01, 2011

After the lush green beauty of summer, color slowly fades from the garden. Bit by bit, the world turns brown and dreary and cold, a perfect reflection of your drooping spirits. Fortunately, you can chase away winter’s chill with beautiful green plants from your local garden center. Filling your home with green and flowering plants during the winter will lift your spirits and make spring seem just a little closer. more

Plant Bulbs Now to Ensure Beautiful Spring

Green Circle Growers - Tuesday, November 09, 2010

These crisp fall days before the ground hardens with frost are the perfect time to plant spring-flowering bulbs like Tulips, Daffodils and Hyacinths. Bulbs planted now will cover your spring garden with a fragrant blanket of soft pastels and bold color. more

Protecting Bulbs from Munching Critters

Green Circle Growers - Sunday, September 20, 2009

When you visualize your spring garden, you may picture a sea of yellow Daffodil (Narcissus) cascading down a hillside, their orange and yellow trumpets nodding in the spring breeze. You may envision beautiful stands of bright red Tulip (Tulipa) marching tall and stately across evergreen borders. more

Consider Tree's "Sensitivity" Before Planting Bulbs

Green Circle Growers - Monday, September 07, 2009

Garden centers at local stores are setting up their bulb displays, encouraging gardeners to start planning spring gardens. After a long, dreary winter, spring-flowering tulips, daffodils and other bulbs are a cheerful harbinger of the fragrant annuals and perennials to come. more