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The Hoe Knows™ Garden Blog

What’s new in landscape design? What works for plant health? When should you plant? The Hoe Knows! Whether you’re a garden novice or expert, you can find gardening tips, planting advice, industry news, and more on The Hoe Knows Garden Blog. Browse through posts or use the search bar to find answers for your topic.


Marigolds in the Garden

01 JulMarigolds in the Garden


LISTEN TO PODCAST Marigold, as a common name for a gold flower, is found representing different flowers in different countries and…

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Plant Drought

18 JunPlant Drought


LISTEN TO PODCAST It is reasonable to imagine that at some point in any growing season there may be droughty conditions….

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Interesting “A” Plants

04 JunInteresting “A” Plants


LISTEN TO PODCAST There are so many plants and so little time to try them all. Most gardeners do their best…

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24 MayAbelia Mosanensis – Mangsan, or Sweet, Abelia


LISTEN TO PODCAST Related to those gorgeous southern belle abelias, Abelia mosanensis brings cold hardiness, sweet fragrance, and lovely, early flowers…

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Calycanthus (Carolina Sweetshrub or Sweet Bubby) Blog

24 MayCalycanthus (Carolina Sweetshrub or Sweet Bubby)


LISTEN TO PODCAST Looking for a perfect early evening, late spring garden activity? Go smell a Calycanthus in flower. Inhaling the…

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What herbs to grow and how to grow herbs

24 MayA Handful of Herbs


LISTEN TO PODCAST Herbs play a vital role in completing gardens. Most often used for cooking, herbs provide the basis for…

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Helleborus

13 AprHow To Grow & Care For Hellebores


LISTEN TO PODCAST Helleborus (hellebore) are not the first flowers to open as the growing season swells, but they leave a…

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Border Gardens

06 AprAll About Border Gardens


LISTEN TO PODCAST Landscape borders define space and delineate real and/or representational boundaries. Borders can invite or they can deter. They…

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How to Grow Luffa

05 AprHow to Grow Luffa


LISTEN TO PODCAST When you think about those adorable, exfoliating loofah (common name) scrubbers, a gourd probably does not come to…

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Warm Season Veggies

04 AprPlanting Warm Season Veggies


LISTEN TO PODCAST Warm season vegetables are, not surprisingly, suited for warm soil and air temperatures. When contemplating the appropriate timing…

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