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May 2018

Consider Cannas for Summer Color

Consider Cannas for Summer Color

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Want to add some long-lasting color to your South Carolina garden this season? Consider planting perennials, specifically, cannas; cannas are gorgeous and exotic blooming plants that are hardy and well-suited to the climate of the southeastern United States. Talk to a landscape or garden expert about integrating these tropical beauties around your yard and property. Consider Cannas for your summertime color:   Skip the Seed Unless you are a landscape expert, it makes the most sense to start with tubers…

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Changing Hydrangeas: How to Customize Their Color

Changing Hydrangeas: How to Customize Their Color

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There are some age-old theories about how to change the color of your Hydrangea blooms that have been used by gardeners for centuries. These practices include adding things like metal or coffee grounds to the soil to alter the hue when hydrangeas bloom. The truth is, the coloring of your distinct plants comes from the pH level of the soil. Moreover, the shade depends on how much aluminum it is soaking up from the earth. Some tips to change the…

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