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GARDENING WITH FAIRIES – A WORKSHOP

You don’t need to believe in fairies to have a fairy garden on your deck or patio – although it couldn’t hurt. Children and adults alike will delight in planting and caring for these miniature gardens brimming with charm and intrigue. With a dose of creative spirit, a bit...

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Raising Succulents and Cactus

The world of succulents and cactus is huge! Trying to successfully grow them can be a challenge. As cute as they are, they don’t make the best indoor house plants. However, if you love them, you’ll grow them anyway! And you should! There are a lot of other indoor...

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Companion Planting – Growing Plants Together

It takes more than good soil, sun, and nutrients to ensure success in the garden. Plants have to grow well with one another. Like people, some plants are friends and some are foes! Companion planting in gardening is the planting of different crops in proximity for pest control, pollination,...

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Growing Bromeliads, Orchids and Bonsai

Have you tried to raise an orchid but it failed to rebloom? Have you ever wanted to add an airplane plant to your home garden but did not know how to take care of it? Have you ever wanted to try to raise a bonsai but felt intimidated. Here’s...

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Make a Living Heart Wreath Make & Take Workshop

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and its time to start planning what gifts you will be giving. Consider making something special for your sweetheart! Whether its for your spouse, your parents or a very special friend a homemade, a living gift is unexpected and appreciated. Join...

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Understanding the Garden Calendar

Winter is here and we can not wait for Spring! You are probably getting in seed catalogs and just chomping at the bit to get started playing in the dirt and growing some extra food! Join the Green People as we walk you through the process of planning your...

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Evergreen’s logo

This is where Evergreen’s logo started several years ago. (circa 1970). There was a national initiative created to fund a marketing campaign to get people aware of Green Survival – It All Depends on You. It did not last very long! We adapted this logo, with consent, as part...

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Raising Succulents & Cactus

Join The Green People at Evergreen Home and Garden Showplace Saturday, January 23 at 10am for a FREE talk on caring for and growing succulents and cactus Did you know, not all succulents like sunlight? Some succulents don’t even look like they belong in the family! We will introduce...

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Update on Crepemyrtle damage in our landscapes

Crepemyrtles continue to recover from the extreme low temperatures that they endured this past winter. So many area gardener’s were concerned when crepemyrtles did not leaf out as early as they should have last May. Many shrub-form varieties were damaged all the way to the ground and have since...

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