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Dazzled by Daffodils

Daffodils, also referred to by their botanical name, narcissus, are easy growing bulbs and reliable harbingers of the coming warm weather. They multiply quickly and return to bloom again each spring, year after year. They are not fussy about soil, will grow in sun or part shade and are not bothered by deer, rabbits, and other garden critters.

How to Care for Your Orchid During the Winter

Whether you are caring for your first orchid or are a longtime orchid aficionado, the winter months can be a cause for concern. You might not know how to tend to your tropical plant through the driest, coldest time of year.

Pruning Roses in Late Winter

Late winter is also the ideal time to prune most roses. Usually, it is safe to prune roses in January or February, but the ideal timing really depends on the type of roses and your hardiness zone.

Caring for the Poinsettia after the Holidays

Who does not love the poinsettia? After the holidays, do we keep the plant or toss it? After all, they will be available next year, like the colorful mums brightening gardens and nurseries every fall. Caring for poinsettia plants after Christmas is possible but they will require attention.