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9 Big Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

9 Big Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

For those of us who live in the city or on a smaller plot of land, we don’t have much room for an extensive landscape design. At Dennis’ 7 Dees, one of the main concerns we hear from some of our clients is that their space isn’t large enough for special landscaping features, but that simply isn’t the case! A smaller yard does not mean you can’t have a beautiful outdoor living area. The first...

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Fall Color & Container Combos

Fall Color & Container Combos

As summer annuals begin to wane and container plantings start to lose their luster, it's time for a change! Planting fall containers is best done by mid-October (at least 6 weeks before our first frost) so they have some time to root in and fill out before winter sets...

Basic Indoor Plant Care & Selection

Basic Indoor Plant Care & Selection

7 Basic Rules for Successful Indoor Plants Let houseplants rest during the winter (October–February). Accept the loss of "temporary" plants. Give them extra humidity (group them together). Treat problems promptly. Learn to repot when needed Don’t drown them; water on...

Fall & Winter Houseplant Care

Fall & Winter Houseplant Care

Although they live indoors, houseplants "know" what season it is by the length of daylight and the angle of the sun. Winter days can be short and dark, and when the sun does appear, it is low and in the southern portion of the sky. Similar to the plants outside,...

How to Care for Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

How to Care for Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

The indoor plant that has dominated style and design trends since houseplants became popular is the Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata). Found in either tree form or in its more juvenile shrubby phase, this plant features large, glossy green leaves on a substantially sized...

Ornamental Grasses & Late-Season Bloomers

Ornamental Grasses & Late-Season Bloomers

Grass Care & Maintenance Winter dormant grasses turn a straw color in winter, but remain intact and above ground, providing winter interest and movement to the garden. They can be cut back in late fall or left up through winter to be cut back in early spring just...

The Power of Plants: Improving our Wellbeing

The Power of Plants: Improving our Wellbeing

Over the recent years, the houseplant trend has skyrocketed. And although indoor plants may be Instagram-worthy, the biggest reason for the growing trend is really the power that plants have. As human beings, we have an innate need to coexist with living things. The...

September in the Garden

September in the Garden

For Fresh Color It’s almost time to plant spring flowering bulbs! A wide selection of daffodils, tulips, and crocus will reward you with early spring color. Be sure to use G&B Soil Building Conditioner and bone meal or bulb food at planting time. Bulbs also make...

Summer Landscape Design Ideas

Summer Landscape Design Ideas

With warm weather beckoning you outside and cooler nights calling for family and friends to gather, summer may just be the absolute best time of year to enjoy your landscape. Make the most of the season by creating a landscape design fit for summertime fun and...

Care Sheets for Successful Gardening

Check out our quick reference care sheets below for all of your indoor and outdoor gardening needs. If you need more information on a specific topic, our blog articles go into further detail. Happy gardening!

Gardening Tips by Month

September in the Garden

August in the Garden

July in the Garden

June in the Garden

May in the Garden

April in the Garden

March in the Garden

February in the Garden

Outdoor Gardening Tips

In-Ground Planting Guide

Growing Tomatoes

Pruning Basics

Basic Rose Care

Container Gardening

Indoor Seed Starting

Carnivorous Plant Care

Houseplant Tips

Houseplant Care 101

Pet-Safe Indoor Plants

"Light Reading" for Indoor Plant Lovers

Air Plant (Tillandsia) Care

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