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If you’re a Dahlia lover, there’s nothing quite like having a garden filled with an abundance of these breathtaking blooms! Here is our guide to growing Dahlias! Beautiful Blooms Dahlia flowers are easily one of the most eye catching flowers. There are many dahlia varieties, but they are best known for their unique globe or pom-pom […]

How to Grow a Garden of Dahlias: A Guide to Abundant Dahlia Blooms

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Breaking down the multicolored USDA hardiness zone map into a personal level in your garden. What is a hardiness zone? “What is the hardiness zone in [insert state]?” – a phrase common to gardeners and farmers alike … but what is it? A hardiness zone (also known as plant hardiness zone, gardening zone, or USDA […]

Knowing your Hardiness Zone in the Midwest

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Do you have a favorite piece of clothing that fits just right? Why not recreate it in different fabrics or sizes by drafting your own pattern? Drafting a pattern from an existing garment is a great way to replicate the fit and style of your favorite clothes. In this guide, we’ll show you how to […]

How to Draft a Pattern from Your Favorite Clothes

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