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Garden-Path Fillers: Plants for Cracks and Crevices

Sedums (Sedum spurium shown), thyme, and even a little blue rug juniper act to fill and cover the crevices in this appealing rocky garden path.

Nature abhors bare ground and will happily (and quickly) cover even the smallest bare spaces with weeds.  Keeping those weeds at bay in the cracks and crevices between pavers, stepping stones, or along rock walls can be a perpetual battle. 

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10 Common Garden Flowers that Feed Birds

Coneflower seeds are a favorite of goldfinches.

Birds–chirping, whistling, and singing—are integral contributors to the daily symphony of garden sounds.  Their presence is also a sign of a healthy ecosystem.  Attract them by using the right combination of flowering plants and focusing on a succession of blooms and seeds. The end result will be a beautiful landscape and a smorgasbord for birds.

The majority of bird-friendly blooms […]

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RESiLIENCE® – A Beneficial Plant Substance that May Make a Plant Stronger*!

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Sun Gro® Horticulture is
proud of its exclusive potting mix additive, RESiLIENCE®, our trade name for
horticultural silicon (Si), a beneficial plant substance. RESiLIENCE® is an
all-natural, water-soluble mineral that is included as an ingredient in many Black
Gold® mixes. RESiLIENCE®-enhanced growing mixes
are enriched with beneficial silicon—a technology developed by the company’s
own research horticulturists.

Potting mixes fortified with
RESiLIENCE® could offer […]

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