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Best Ornamental Grasses for Attracting Birds to the Garden

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Some of the best ornamental grasses for attracting birds to your garden.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Ornamental grasses provide beautiful texture, movement, and color to the landscape. They make excellent accent plants for beds and borders, and many of them even work well in containers. Adding these grasses to your yard is also an easy way …

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Best Plants for Attracting Birds to Your Yard

Dan Nursery Crops, Pollinators, Pollinators, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Some of the best plants for attracting birds to your yard.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Many types of birds are attracted to plants that produce plenty of seeds. By growing seedy annuals and perennials in your yard, you’ll save money on birdseed and have beautiful flowers that you’ll enjoy, too. Attract more birds to your garden …

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Houseplants that May be Tough to Grow but Worth it

Dan Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours

The houseplants that may be tough to grow but are sure worth it.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  Even though some of our favorites fall into the high-maintenance category, keeping them alive isn’t impossible. We’ve all killed a plant (or two, or three) in our lives. It happens. Even theoretically indestructible houseplants, like snake plant, pothos, and …

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Cutest Succulents You Should Add to Your Collection

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

The cutest succulents you should add to your collection.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Succulents are fun to collect because of how unique each one is. But lithops, also called “living rocks,” are so distinct, they don’t look like plants at all. A group of them looks more like a collection of pebbles with interesting colors and …

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Cold Hardy Succulents to Plant for Year-Round Color

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Some cold hardy succulents to plant for year-round color.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Succulent season doesn’t end when summer does. There’s a slew of these pretty plants that can take as much cold as winter can dish out. Plant them outdoors for year-round color. ‘Spring Beauty’ Sempervivum, also known as a hen-and-chick plant, is known for …

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Growing the Unusual and Delicious Pink Lemonade Blueberry

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Growing an unusual and delicious fruit in your garden.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. In 1970, the USDA developed Blueberry ‘Pink Lemonade’. But when researchers brought it to blueberry growers, they were convinced because of its distinctive yellowish-pink fruit that gardeners wouldn’t buy it, thinking it was an unripe blueberry. Fast-forward to the 2000s: Growing research into …