Pinching plants

Pinching Annual Plants for Better Growth

It can be difficult to convince ourselves to pinch annual bedding plants, especially when they look perfectly healthy. But a snip early in the growing season can reap rewards the rest of the year. Pinching involves removing the growing tips of young shoots to promote branching.

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Planting flower beds

How to Arrange Plants in a Flower Bed

How do you arrange plants in a flower bed to create cohesion instead of chaos?
To answer this question, it helps to look at nature. In natural habitats, plants tend to grow in drifts or clusters, with one group of plants weaving and mingling with the next. Here is how.

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