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    How To Design An Inviting Entrance Container Pot

    I’ve been needing a new entrance container pot for my front porch. I’d finally found the perfect red pot, one that was tall enough to provide a splash of color, without being in the way of easy entrance and exit through our front door. I choose red because it would stand out from the dark brown […]

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    By ChristineGB 11:41 am | February 11th 2015 (2) Comments
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    Vermicomposting or Worm Composting – Let’s Do This!

    I’ve been hearing about Vermicomposting for a while now, more commonly known and referred to as “Worm Composting.” I’ve composted in my backyard in several prior gardens, but this is a new composting arena I’ve been wanting to try! Luckily, GardenBunch has a great vendor partner in Bellingham, WA based Nature’s Footprint, and one of […]

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    By ChristineGB 10:17 am | January 20th 2015 (0) Comments
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    How To Grow And Care For An Amaryllis

    Amaryllis are one of those flowers that come at just the right time, to brighten up our holidays with fresh blooms, and brighten the dreary days following in January. Most bloom for up to seven weeks! These gorgeous bulbs send out blooms of white, to deep red, and some gorgeous striped varieties as well. They originated in […]

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    By GardenBunch 1:43 pm | December 2nd 2014 (0) Comments
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    How To Make 5 Quick, Easy, And Elegant Thanksgiving Place Cards

    There’s something very special about predetermined seating arrangements, as nothing makes a guest feel more honored than a designated place at your beautifully prepared holiday table. And let’s not downplay the drama that can ensue if certain guests are left to their own devices and are allowed to choose their own seats! Rather than directing traffic […]

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    By GardenBunch 1:14 pm | November 25th 2014 (0) Comments
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    5 DIY Bird Feeders You Can Make With Bored Kids This Weekend

    If you have children in your life, you’ll most likely hear the dreaded two-word whine of kids the world over – “I’M BORED!”  Whether they’re your kids, your grandkids, or the neighbors’ kids, it’s always good to have a few crafty tricks up your sleeve to turn the little darlings’ frowns upside down.  (And let’s be […]

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    By GardenBunch 1:57 pm | November 24th 2014 (0) Comments
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    How To Protect Outdoor Plants from the Cold

    Much of the US got hit hard by the Arctic cold temperatures that pushed down from Canada over the past week or so. In some areas, snow completely covered plants. In others, it just got plenty cold at night, for extended periods. All of this freezing business is hard on our gardens! In the interest of trying […]

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    By GardenBunch 9:15 pm | November 19th 2014 (0) Comments
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    How to Grow a Christmas Cactus

    We’d like to introduce you to a wonderful houseplant commonly referred to as “Christmas Cactus.” This interesting blooming plant is also known as “Orchid Cactus,” or “Holiday Cactus,” “Thanksgiving Cactus,” or “Easter Cactus.” Their names come from the bloom time of year and the holidays associated with them. This popular winter flowering plant is native […]

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    By ChristineGB 2:37 pm | November 18th 2014 (0) Comments
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    Backyard Make Over Project

    Here is a story that we’re sure many gardeners can relate to. It all began with the challenge of what to do about the basic backyard installed with a new construction house: a rectangle of sod grass, surrounded by bark. It included a decent size poured slab patio that worked to put an outdoor dining set […]

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    By GardenBunch 10:07 am | October 20th 2014 (0) Comments
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    5 Inexpensive Ways To Make Your Garden Gate Simply Enchanting

    “Just beyond the garden gate Follies and furies long await A gentle step on the path of stone By one unafraid to walk alone.” Kit Kat There is something magical about entering a garden through its own gate, isn’t there? Perhaps it’s because the very act of stepping through a gate signifies an entrance into […]

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    By GardenBunch 4:23 pm | October 8th 2014 (0) Comments