The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Creepy Garden Favorites

Halloween is on the way and this holiday puts a spotlight (or a shadow) on some of the spooky, quirky, cool plants we can decorate with! These are a few of the creepy plants that serve to stir up conversation all over the garden! Carnivorous plants, like Sarracenia, or pitcher plants, certainly bring the fear factor! They are interesting and odd and when we have them in the shop,...
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Memories for Mother’s Day

Every Mother’s Day, I arrange a bouquet of flowers for my grandmother.  I always include at least a few roses because the first exposure I ever had to caring for flowers was with her and her roses that grew along the fence line of my childhood home. It was the home she had raised my mother and aunt in. There were seven rose bushes, some pink,...
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Sweeten Spring with Salvia

We love Spring and we can think of so many ways to make it sweet but one of the very best, for many reasons, is to bring Salvia into your garden. Salvias, often referred to as ‘sages’ are actually members of the Mint family. There are so many varieties, all lovely, and all adored by Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds! By bringing Salvia home, you’re adding...
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