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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.


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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Planting Cool Season Veggies

03 AprPlanting Cool Season Veggies


LISTEN TO PODCAST Vegetables able to thrive in cool – sometimes cold – growing conditions are referred to as cool season…

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Early & Cool Weather Flowers Blog

02 AprAll About Early & Cool Weather Flowers


LISTEN TO PODCAST If you patiently and diligently shoveled your way through the winter, you deserve a reward. When you go…

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Guide to Successfully Sowing Seeds

01 AprGuide to Successfully Sowing Seeds


LISTEN TO PODCAST Planning a veggie garden is for many, a much-anticipated winter joy. Most gardeners have favorites that stake their…

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