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July Tips of the Month

Garden Basics for this month During the month of July, you can control pests in the garden by planting flowers that will attract beneficial insects. This will increase your population of beneficial insects such as lady bird beetles, lacewings, and others, to decrease the “bad” insect population. This is a great way of decreasing the…
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Yucca gloriosa ‘Variegata’ – Variegated Spanish Dagger

July Plant Spotlight: Yucca gloriosa 'Variegata' -Variegated Spanish Dagger [caption id="attachment_809" align="alignleft" width="300"] Striped foliage[/caption] Variegated Spanish Dagger is a dramatic succulent that deserves a spot in drought tolerant gardens. Dark green-blue leaves flanked with creamy gold variegation form a spiky ball. In the spirit of July, we'll call it a foliage firework. In cool…
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July Plant of the Month: Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’

Bring vibrant, show-stopping color into your summer garden with our July Plant of the Month! Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' is an upright perennial with an open, bushy habit, reaching 3-5 feet tall at maturity. In areas with harsh winters or extended summer heat, this semi-tender plant is grown as an annual, and typically stays within the 2-3 foot…
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