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A blog For beginner gardeners & advanced gardeners. From gardening tips & tricks to outdoor inspiration. Browse through our blogs below for something new every Thursday at 4:30pm. Do you have something to share or would like to know more about? Let us know by emailing us at info@wildwoodoutdoorliving.com.

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Fall Shrubs

What's A Shrub? Is it a tree? Is it a bush? No, it's shrub! Shrubs are like the middle sibling to trees and bushes. Unlike trees, shrubs are much smaller. They grow a central base with many small and woody branches stemming from the bottom to the top....

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Fall Shrubs
October Tips

Sometimes with a new season comes a good seasonal clean up. The kind that will have you pulling your couch out and collecting your dust bunnies. Or maybe throwing your summer clothes in a pile and hiding them at the back of the closet. In the garden, fall is a...

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Tulips 101

Just when you think winter couldn't get any more windy, wet, and cold, you step outside and notice something new. Something emerging from the ground that reminds you that spring is on its way! And it's all thanks to you and your fall bulb planting back in October!...

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Tulips wrapped in paper
Houseplants For Health

It's getting chilly out and with the year we've all had, we know that being cooped up indoors can be tiring and mentally straining. Especially if you're working from home, and have kids! Over the years, studies have proven the many benefits that plants have on our...

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spider plant
Fall Container Planting

As the season begins to change from summer to fall, there's a lot for us to look forward to as we unwind from the hustle and bustle of summer. The leaves changing, the kids going back to school, hot soups, cozy clothes, home décor, the kids going back to school and...

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Plants in Pots
Leafy Greens 101

For most leafy greens, September is the perfect time to sow your seeds directly into the soil. These plants thrive in cool environments. With the average growth time of 30-40 days, you can go ahead and imagine yourself serving your impressive homegrown leafy green...

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mixed leafy greens
Smart Bulb Planting

Now that Fall is approaching, it's time consider which fall bulbs are the best choice for you to plant this season. A great way to do this might be to reflect on previous years. Perhaps you were surprised to find that your garden didn't have the beautiful smell you...

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FALL BULB GARDEN PLANNED
Garlic 101

Mm, Garlic…It makes almost every dish better! Who doesn’t add a little extra garlic in their recipes? Roasted garlic, garlic bread, garlic potatoes, honey garlic...the more the better! If you enjoy cooking then you know the difference in taste between using fresh...

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Sustainable Gardening

If you haven't heard of sustainable gardening, or if you have and you're looking for ways to implement eco-friendly changes to your garden, we're here to help! In this article we will discuss what sustainable gardening is, why it is important, how you can make...

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Sustainable gardening
Fall Bulbs: Forcing Amaryllis

The first sign of spring to so many people is when tulips and daffodils start to pop out from the ground. These bright, colorful signs of warmer weather to come are not there by accident. Unlike lilies and dahlias, the flowers that bloom right at the start of...

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