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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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Waxed Amaryllis

It is that magical time of year again for all of us plant lovers to shop Christmas cactus, poinsettias, Christmas trees, wreaths, greens, garland and more! The holiday season is taking over and we’re all in. One of everything please! Including that thing over...

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The Lapel Poppy

Belonging to the Papaveraceae family, the poppy can be found in many shades of white, purple and red. However, when the red poppy comes to mind we often reflect on those we have lost to war. It is a symbol of consolation, remembrance and death. Placed upon our...

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Landscape Lighting

Tis the season! To climb around the garage looking for the box marked "x-mas", pulling it out and taking a big deep breath in. Untangle the string lights, test the bulbs, replace the bulbs, test the bulbs again, map out your route and set up that ladder! If this...

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November Gardening Tips

Depending on where you live, you might be faced with drastic seasonal changes. One day it could be a beautiful fall day and the next you could be buried under what feels like a hundred feet of snow! That’s why it’s always a good idea to get a good head start on...

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Snowdrops 101

The Snowdrop, also known as Galanthus is a flower with purpose and tradition. With over 20 varieties the Snowdrop belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family. Popular in many folklore tales, the Snowdrop was believed to be from Britain but was later discovered as...

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5 Reasons To Grow Garlic

If you ask someone who grows garlic, they'll tell you that garlic is one of the greatest gifts you can pull from your garden. Not only are they incredibly easy to grow but they multiply and store extremely well, giving you unlimited garlic year after year. Why...

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Making Black Garlic
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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