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Practical Tips, Expert Advice for Gardening Success

How To Plant Mint in the Garden

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Reading Time: 4 mins

Yes, we’re talking about mint! The breath-saving, tummy-taming, taste-boosting mint. At Fantastic Gardeners, we love this refreshing plant and why wouldn’t we? It is fragrant, easy to grow, and has a myriad of beneficial uses in culinary arts, medicine, and cosmetics. Even bees love its rich nectar! Find out some of the most popular health benefits of this botanical wonder and see how to plant mint in the garden. (more…)

How to Decorate a Garden for Christmas

Reading Time: 6 mins

Outdoor Christmas decorations are key in creating cheerful and festive ambiance during the holiday season. Whether you’re going all out, making your house and garden the envy of the street with elaborate light designs and displays, or your just want to welcome your guests with a simple hand-made wreath and some soft candle glow, we offer you suggestions on how to decorate a garden for Christmas to lift spirits and…

Why You Need Window Boxes?

Reading Time: 4 mins

Undeservingly overlooked when it comes to hardscaping, the old window box is a fantastic exterior design feature that can add a unique touch to your home and make heads turn. It really is a thing to consider if the best looking house on the block is what you’re going for. Here’s why: (more…)

We Answer the Eternal Question – What’s the Difference Between Violas and Pansies

Reading Time: 7 mins

  Even green thumbs think it’s an uphill battle to say which one is a pansy and which one is a viola. That’s what happens when people emphasize classifications rather than plants. Everything gets all complicated and confusing. The mystery of the Violaceae family goes deep into even more enigmatic waters when you take into account the African violets – these stunning little beauties hail from the green fields of…