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Behead Bulbs For The Best Blooms

Why should you go around snipping or snapping the tops off your bulbs once the show is over?

05/28/2014

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Eye On The Arts: ‘PAFA In Bloom’

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is blooming this weekend.

04/03/2014

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Long, Snowy Winter Blamed For Early Allergy Season

It’s already annoying and it’s going to be a bad year for allergies.

04/01/2014

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Warmer Weather Couldn’t Get Here Soon Enough For Green Thumbs

The snow, the wind, the ice, has left gardeners with broken branches, layers of leaves, and a muddy mess in low-lying areas, but for those who love to toil in the soil it’s fun waiting to be had.

03/22/2014

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Top Spots To See Spring Flowers

If you’re looking to surround yourself with nature’s beauty, stop and smell the roses (or tulips, or daffodils…) at one of these gorgeous gardens, right here in the Philadelphia area.

03/20/2014

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Narrow Vase Is Both Practical And Playful

Some of my favorite things I saw while shopping at the Flower Show were rectangular vases that were so narrow, the flowers stand up in them in neat rows, single file.

03/19/2014

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SEPTA To Unveil ‘Mobile Museum’ Bus On Sunday

In honor of the Philadelphia Flower Show and with the help of some local children, SEPTA has beautified one of its buses.

02/28/2014

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Florists Scramble To Come Up With Valentine’s Delivery Plans Ahead Of Snow

How are area florists preparing to fulfill the hundreds of orders they have on one of their busiest days of the year?

02/12/2014

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Splattered Plants Should Serve As A Reminder

So, that’s why they say to pinch back plants by the Fourth of July! Because if you don’t – they can open up in the middle like an elephant sat on them.

10/22/2013

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Garden Safety Tips For Your Pet

Here are some gardening safety tips to keep your dogs and cats healthy.

06/23/2013

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Take Time To Smell The Tulip Poplar

While lots of littler trees have fabulous flowers down low where we can see them, the tulip poplar blooms high above us. So, keep an eye out for their fallen flowers and take one home as a treat.

05/29/2013

Yellow Lady’s Slippers, Cypripedium parviflorum. 
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Orchid Show And Sale Blooms At Academy Of Natural Sciences

Regardless of how your garden flowers are doing, a huge display of orchids begins today in Philadelphia.

04/12/2013

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How To Get Flower Power

To get more of that dramatic Flower Show impact at home, what you can do when you go shopping this spring is, in addition to choosing plants by color, size and light requirements, check the bloom time too.

03/11/2013

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Health: Flower Power

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the benefits of flowers, and how they’re actually helping local patients get better.

03/04/2013

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Plants Don’t Need Perfection

Even if you don’t fuss and fertilize and root prune and repot and learn every horticultural requirement, lots of plants can still survive and thrive;

02/25/2013

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