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St. John, IN –FRESH GREENERY PORCH POT WORKSHOP

Create your very own porch pot arrangement with our proven formula and expert instruction! For this workshop we do only greenery, no decorations. You are free to decorate as you wish with an assortment of decorations that are available for purchase separately. Included: biodegradable pot, Spruce top, Oregonia, White Pine, Frasier Fir, and Variegated Cedar

Frankfort,IL–DECKED OUT PORCH POT WORKSHOP

Create your very own porch pot arrangement with our proven formula and expert instruction! This workshop is a fully-decorated porch pot! Should you want to make yours even fancier, we will have more decorations available to purchase separately. Included: decorative pot, Spruce top, Oregonia, White Pine, Frasier Fir, Dogwood, Variegated Cedar, pine cones, and a […]

St. John, IN–DECKED OUT PORCH POT WORKSHOP

Create your very own porch pot arrangement with our proven formula and expert instruction! This workshop is a fully-decorated porch pot! Should you want to make yours even fancier, we will have more decorations available to purchase separately. Included: decorative pot, Spruce top, Oregonia, White Pine, Frasier Fir, Dogwood, Variegated Cedar, pine cones, and a […]

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How to get rid of gnats?

Getting rid of gnats and flies can seem like challenging task! They’re tiny. They’re sneaky. They seem to never go away! Gnats populate quickly and tend to spread from plant to plant. The cause is over-watering or soil that is rich in organic matter. There are many solutions to get rid of gnats–from store bought chemical […]

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Cater to the caterpillars

With their transformational journey from caterpillar to butterfly, these beautiful critters are friendly reminders of growth and change. As life goes: along with positive change, negative changes are bound to happen. According to the National Wildlife Federation Monarch butterfly populations have rapidly declined over 90 percent in the last two decades due to habitat loss […]

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This one is for the birds

We’ve joined the #Garden4Wildlife movement to provide habitats to attract birds, lady bugs, and butterflies in our gardens. The February cover story at National Wildlife Federation noted 100s of once common U.S. birds are declining in numbers. Nearly 430 of North America’s birds are at risk of extinction. Here are some details of the birds […]

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Montessori Students Growing with their Garden

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog from the Rawald family. They live in Texas and leverage the GrowIt! community as part of their Montessori curriculum. Most of their posts are from their 9-year-old daughter. Connect with gardenchild (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. ————————————————————————————————— Hi! We are the Rawald family. My husband and I have […]

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Gardening with Grandchildren

Member Spotlight: The following is a guest blog post from GrowIt! member ‘melindah.’ Melinda created a learning container garden with her grandchildren in Washington state. Connect with Melinda on GrowIt! (tap from mobile) and ask for tips on keeping young children interested in gardening. Also, check out the resources from our friends at kidsgardening.org, including an […]

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3 Tips for Floral Photography

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Gabrielle Davis . Gabrielle is a photographer and gardener in Chicago. Check out a few of her photos below and connect with Gabrielle (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. And if you’re looking for step-by-step instructions on how to add a photo to GrowIt!, check out this […]

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Garden-inspired art: Keep your garden year round!

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Mary Ellen Sanger. Mary Ellen moved from Manhattan to the wide-open spaces of Colorado. She loves sharing her photos with the GrowIt! community and transforming her images into beautiful artwork. Connect with Mary Ellen (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. My first summer gardening in Colorado […]

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