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November 5, 2019

Joel gives his gardening tips, tricks, and tidbits while having a drink.

Drinking while Gardening Part 4: Blowing Heavy Snow off Plants

October 22, 2019

Joel gives his gardening tips, tricks, and tidbits while having a drink.

Drinking while Gardening Part 3: How to Mulch

September 30, 2019

Joel gives his gardening tips, tricks, and tidbits while having a drink.

Drinking while Gardening Part 2: How to Plant Large Bulbs.

September 28, 2019

Joel gives his gardening tips, tricks, and tidbits while having a drink.

Drinking while Gardening Part 1: How to Plant Small Bulbs.

May 17, 2019

Add bold color to your garden to start Spring strong! There are several perennials to choose from that grow with colorful blooms this time of year. 

Armeria 'Bloodstone'

  • Grows up to 8" tall and 18" wide in clump form in sun to part shade.

  • Blooms in May to J...

May 7, 2019

We are proud to support artisans and makers found right here in our local community that share their passion through their impeccable crafted products. 

What's local & available at Blumen Gardens right now? 

Stray Hound Collar Co.- Central IL: Handmade pet coll...

May 1, 2019

NOW is the time to get your edible garden started! Be sure to stick to a list of herbs and veggies that are hardy while the current midwest nights hold colder temperatures. 

The ideal soil for your edible garden consist of half part top soil and half part...

April 17, 2019

Creating your own Spring planters could be intimidating, but with these basic steps you can create a planter for every season!

There are 3 main  components of designing with plants in a planter to follow:

- THRILLER: The thriller is the focal point of the desig...

April 9, 2019

 Prepare your potting soil by making sure it is nice and moist. Once it is damp enough, add to your trays.

 Follow the instructions on your seed packets for depth of planting. Label your rows with name and date with a waterproof marker.

 Once all planted, mist your...

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