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"Make Your Garden Sparkle with these 'Sunsparkler Sedums,'” by the Whistling Gardener

When it comes to plants that are sun tolerant, drought resistant, and pretty much maintenance free, nothing can compare to sedums. They are a group of plants that fit nicely into rockeries, spill over retaining walls, blended into sunny mixed borders, and are great just about anywhere you want a carefree plant. 

When it comes to plants that are sun tolerant, drought resistant, and pretty much maintenance free, nothing can compare to sedums.

They fit nicely into rockeries, spill over retaining walls, blended into sunny mixed borders, and are great just about anywhere you want a carefree plant. 

"Hunker Down With These Perennial Veggies," by the Whistling Gardener

As we all are being forced to stay at home and keep our social distance, it has become apparent to me that a heck of a lot of people are taking advantage of this time and working in their yards! I have also noticed a huge renewed interest in planting edibles, such as fruit trees, berries, and veggies.

As we all are being forced to stay at home and keep our social distance when out and about, it has become apparent to me that a heck of a lot of people are taking advantage of this time and working in their yards!

I have also noticed a huge renewed interest in planting edibles, such as fruit trees, berries, and veggies.

"Escape into the Garden, It may be One of the Safest Places to Hang Out," by the Whistling Gardener

Sometimes I feel like the world is spinning out of control. If you are feeling overwhelmed, I have the solution for you: spend more time in the garden! The sunshine will do you good, working in the dirt will help build up immunities, breathing the fresh air will clear your lungs, and communing with nature will clear your mind.

Sometimes I feel like the world is spinning out of control. If you are feeling overwhelmed, I have the solution for you: spend more time in the garden!

The sunshine will do you good, working in the dirt will help build up immunities, breathing the fresh air will clear your lungs, and communing with nature will clear your mind.

"Belarinas – not your grocery store primrose," by the Whistling Gardener

There is no doubt in my mind that spring has sprung. This indisputable fact lies in the discovery this week of the first white blooms on a wild plum tree that lives down the street from the nursery. On that same road, I caught a glance of the swelling buds of several Bradford pears.

There is no doubt in my mind that spring has sprung. This indisputable fact lies in the discovery this week of the first white blooms on a wild plum tree that lives down the street from the nursery. On that same road, I caught a glance of the swelling buds of several Bradford flowering pears that line the parking strip.

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