Julia Stewart

Julia Stewart

Julia is a master gardener as well as a professional floral designer. Married to a professional landscape contractor, they have been gardening in the mid south for over 27 years. They now enjoy teaching others about gardening and floral design through their web site.

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Ten Shade Perennials for the Mid South

Do you have shade in your garden and think you can't grow a thing? Think foliage color and texture to liven up your shady areas. You can't go wrong with these plants.

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Growing Garlic-Secrets to Garlic Growing in the Mid-South

Growing garlic is becoming more popular every day among gardeners and cooks. There is a good reason for that. It not only taste great, but it's good for you, too. Easy to grow, each planted clove will produce a full head of Garlic with between 8 to 20 cloves per head.

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Endless Summer Hydrangeas- The Secret to Perennials That Bloom All summer

If you want endless pink or blue flowering perennial shrubs all summer long in your landscape, be sure to plant the Endless Summer hydrangea. This is one plant you will not want to be without. Find out the secret to their popularity!

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Best Fast Growing Tree For Fall Color

Need a fast growing tree with great fall color? Planting an Autumn Blaze Maple is your best choice. It's tried and true and was even voted as the 2004 Urban Tree of the Year and Tree of the Year in 1997 by Iowa's Nursery and Landscape Association.

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Products That Really Do Keep Deer Out of Your Garden

Find out what products we tested in our garden this summer to keep the deer out. These products really seemed to help.

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Tips For Planting Different Types of Trees

Different types of trees prefer certain conditions in order to do well in your landscape. Following these tips will help save you time and money.

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Harvesting Herbs for Cooking and Crafting

When is it time to harvest herbs? The time for harvesting is decided, not by the time of year, but by the readiness of the herbs. It's so much fun to bring the outdoors in and extend your garden through your cooking and crafting.

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Tomato Basil Soup Recipe - Cooking With Basil

If you're ready to start cooking with basil and enjoying the bounty of your harvest, making this tomato basil soup recipe will wow your family and friends.

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Planting Annuals-Seven Top Sun Loving Annuals For Beginner Gardeners In The Mid South

Planting annuals is a great way to spruce up your garden and fill in the gaps between your perennials. The secret to success for beginners is to start with sun loving annuals that are very easy to grow.

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