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We're always on the lookout for great articles to help new and experienced gardeners. Please feel free to share any great articles you come across and we'll add them to our site so other members of the North Shore Plant Club can continue to learn more about gardening. Send a link to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Title / Author
|Saving Water: 11 Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home and Garden
Hugh Metcalf, Homebuilding & Renovating
|The Best Ways to Water Your Garden Through the Seasons
Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens
|Water Wisely: 6 Tips on How to Water Your Garden Without Waste
Kier Holmes, Gardenista
| Home Advice When is the best time to water plants? Expert tips on the perfect time to water your garden
Sarah Wilson, Gardening etc.
|How Much is Watering Your Lawn and Garden Costing You? Reduce Your Bill With These Tips
Lauren David, Better Homes & Gardens
|Take it easy on the watering and your veg will thank you
James Wong, The Guardian
|Vegetable Gardening, Watering
| Home Advice Watering plants while away on vacation: how to keep the garden watered
Ruth Hayes, Gardening etc.
|Martha's Genius Water-Tracking Chart Will Transform the Health of Your Indoor and Outdoor Plants
Caroline Biggs, Martha Stewart Living
|How Often Should Indoor Plants Be Watered?
Jacqueline Tynes, House Digest
|To water or not to water? (Requires subscription?)
James Wong, The Guardian
|Different Types of Garden Hoses
Jennifer Howell, Garden Gate
|How to Water Perennial Plants
Garden Gate Magazine
|Watering Trees & Shrubs
The Morton Arboretum
|Shrubs, Trees, Watering
|Should I water or is it going to rain?
|2 Smart Ways to Water Your Garden
Steve Aitken, Jennifer Brown, Fine Gardening
We try very hard to source exactly what you’d like, but sometimes growers run out of plants! While this variety is a great deal at the price shown, we know that it has limited availability. If you want the plant even if it might be more expensive, or in a different size or quantity -- after you place your order, just send us a quick note at email@example.com. Then, we’ll try to get you some version of this from one of our growers. And if we can’t get it from anywhere, of course, we’ll send a refund!
Plants which are well-adapted to our local climate are most often field-grown (outside). Field-grown plants are generally cheaper and have the advantage of already somewhat acclimated to our cold winters, but that means they’re not artificially far along in the spring and tend to bloom at the normal time in our area.
Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.
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