Front Porch With Overwintered Ferns
Landscaping With Fake Plants
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/16/2019 | No Comments
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I’m going to let you in on a secret: Those potted Arborvitae that flank our front porch steps. They’re fake.

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Fern That was Overwintered
How to Overwinter Ferns
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/13/2019 | 3 Comments
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This year, we won’t have to buy any hanging baskets for the front porch because we successfully overwintered last year’s ferns. Here’s what we did.

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Aphid Damage
The Fun Way to Get Rid of Aphids
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/02/2018 | 3 Comments
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Battling an aphid infestation? Here’s a really fun (and effective) way to get rid of them, without resorting to pesticides.

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Cucumbers
When to Pick Cucumbers
By Erin Huffstetler | 06/18/2018 | 4 Comments
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Have loads of cucumbers growing on the vine, and wondering when you should pick them? Here’s how to tell when your cucumbers are ready to harvest, and how to pick them without damaging the vines.

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Wildflower Meadow
How to Plant a Wildflower Meadow
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/31/2018 | 6 Comments
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This week, when we went up to the cabin, there was a fun surprise waiting for us: the wildflower meadow that we planted the previous spring had started to come up!

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