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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

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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

Flowers

3 On Your Side: Best Area Florists

It’s expected that $1.9 billion will be spent on flowers this Valentine’s Day, but sometimes, choosing a good florist can be a thorny task! 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on finding the best blooms for your buck.

02/12/2013

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Great Fall Decorations For The Home

Ready to decorate your home for fall? Keep your home cozy and stylish this season.

10/10/2012

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Just Wild About Violets

Besides collecting wild violets for posies, you can also cultivate them to create a very nice groundcover instead of just having a bunch here or there.

08/29/2012

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Pretty And Practical Potted Plants

Herbs are a pretty and practical filler for pots. Low growers like oregano and thyme spill over the sides in a lovely way; while higher herbs like basil, mint and rosemary add some structure as taller companions to flowers.

06/06/2012

Garden

Miniature Gardening

Learn how to make your own miniature garden with Giverny Gardens.

03/27/2012

Flower Show Blue Wave

Aloha From The Philadelphia Flower Show

Hawaii is the inspiration for this year’s annual Flower Show.

03/04/2012

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Top Spots For Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts In Philadelphia

If you have yet to get your loved one something and are beginning to panic, calm your nerves with the knowing that Philadelphia has a multitude of places to pick up last minute presents.

02/14/2012

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