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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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Tulips wrapped in paper
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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spider plant
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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Plants in Pots
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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mixed leafy greens
Leafy Greens 101

September is the perfect time to sow your seeds directly into the soil for most leafy greens. 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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FALL BULB GARDEN PLANNED
Smart Bulb Planting 101

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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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
Sustainable Gardening 101

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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Forcing Amaryllis 101

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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Safe Plants for Pets 101

If you’re anything like us, you love your houseplants and your pets! Unfortunately, there are a lot of houseplants that can be toxic to our pets, and we don’t always know that when purchasing our newest indoor plant addition. The wrong indoor houseplant choice...

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Growing Clematis for Beginners
Clematis 101

Care Tips & Simplified Pruning Many people assume that vines of the same name behave the same way. Clematis, jasmine, honeysuckle, passion flowers. These are the categories that separate and define vines. But what if I told you that wasn’t exactly true? Yes,...

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how to harvest your own seeds
Harvesting Your Own Seeds

Your garden has done it's job by creating a beautiful space, providing nourishment to the earth, feeding you and your loved ones, and now it's time to...die? Perhaps not! When August approaches, not all of us think about life after death for our beautiful plants....

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How to use bone meal for your plants
Bone Meal 101

Bone Meal is one of those things that most gardeners have heard of but not many of us have really put any thought into. Bone Meal can sound like an aggressive name which makes it seem situational. However, it’s actually one of the most versatile fertilizers. It can...

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Summer Watering Tips

Watering during the summer can be tricky, especially during a heatwave, but we have some tips for you!   Choosing the right time: Water in the early morning when possible. If you can beat the heat, this gives your plants enough time to soak up all the water...

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