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What’s new in Christmas tree trends in 2022, from chic all-white trees to themed displays | Home & Garden

It’s hard to think of anything more traditional than the family Christmas tree — but that doesn’t mean it has to be decorated the same way every year. In fact, designers and trend experts say this year’s holiday palettes are more creative than ever, so you can put a whimsical, glamorous, nostalgic or any other …

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Brighten someone’s day with a gift of flowers | Winchester Star

This holiday season, avoid the stress of not knowing what to give the person who seems to have everything by visiting a local flower shop or garden center. “Everybody needs flowers to brighten up their day,” advises Dawn Marshall, owner of Donahoe’s Whimsical Flowers in Front Royal. Marshall has been working since mid-November getting ready …

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Want to create a spectacular fall container garden? Here’s how Home & Garden

Container gardens bring buckets of joy and soften the harsh contours of walls, walkways and public spaces. Plants corralled in containers can add dimension, color and whimsy to your space, with little maintenance. No matter how much outdoor space you have, there are numerous reasons to nurture container gardens. Whether it is a welcoming group …

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SunnySide Teams Up With Gardening YouTuber To Make Their Farming Game More Realistic

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube Farming games often don’t replicate real-world farming too closely — they prefer to strike a balance between fun and accurate, in which plants need watering every day, but pesticides, fertiliser, and maintenance aren’t really on your to do list. But upcoming game SunnySide is aiming to take a more …

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Encouraging the holiday cacti to bloom again | Features

It seems early, but preparing Holiday cacti to rebloom begins in September. These plants bring back wonderful memories of my aunt’s beautiful plant in flower. My mother and I still enjoy one from my grandfather as they keep on giving through the generations. These plants are easy to propagate and share. Holiday cacti have exotic, …

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How green is your Pinterest-perfect plant collection? | Features

From lush, temperamental fiddle-leaf figs to laidback snake plants, indoor houseplants have become ubiquitous in the homes of many millennials and Gen Z — particularly as their care became a soothing and serotonin-boosting hobby early in the pandemic. New plant parents (including this writer) caused a spike in Google searches for popular flora such as …

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Want to create a spectacular fall container garden? Here’s how Home & Garden

Container gardens bring buckets of joy and soften the harsh contours of walls, walkways and public spaces. Plants corralled in containers can add dimension, color and whimsy to your space, with little maintenance. No matter how much outdoor space you have, there are numerous reasons to nurture container gardens. Whether it is a welcoming group …

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Fall flowering plants for the landscape | Features

Chrysanthemums, pansies, flowering kale and flowering cabbage are beautiful to enjoy in the fall. They perform well under cool night temperatures and tolerate a light frost. Planning ahead provides the time to remove older worn-out annuals and to decorate for fall. Growing them in pots allows the opportunity to bring them closer to your door …

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