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Healthy Soil, Healthy Life

Soil is life. You’ve heard us say it. You’ve seen it on our t-shirts. But, is it really something we believe in and practice? YES! At Colonial Gardens, we 100%…

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5 Ways to Use a Container

Let’s start planning your spring projects! Here are some creative ways to incorporate large containers in your landscape or in your home! 1. Place a container directly into your landscape…

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Native Plants for Birds

Native plants are plants that originally occur within a region as the result of natural processes rather than human introduction. Usually, native species are considered to have existed before the…

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Winter Watering

For most of us, when the first frost or snow hits here in the Midwest, it’s time for hibernation. All the plants have been brought inside, the fall outdoor decorations…

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A Gift of Generosity

“Orange” you excited to see what’s in your stocking this Christmas? Hanging stockings on the mantle started as just your everyday household chore. They were washed, then hung on the…

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Christmas Tree O’ Christmas Tree

Similar to most products in 2020, Christmas trees have been in short supply. Colonial Gardens is proud to offer the Kansas City area beautiful, Frasier Fir cut trees for their…

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Caring for Fresh Evergreens

Keep the Green, in Your Holiday Greens Representing the everlasting life, goodwill, and hope for the return of spring. Fresh evergreens present many decorative options for the holidays. Here are…

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Fall Maintenance

Fall is the season when we wrap up summer and prepare for winter both inside and outside the home. Cleanup is something that should be added to every homeowner’s list.…

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All About Trees

It’s beauty, history, structure, and nature are what we enjoy about trees. They can be intimidating and overpowering, but it’s our job to take care of them and continue planting.…

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Missouri Invasive Tree Species

The top invasive trees/shrubs in our area: • Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana) • Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) • Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maacki) • Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) • Autumn…

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Calibrachoa Hula Gold Medal

2021 Annuals with Mike Deree

1) Calibracoa ‘Minifamous Neo Double Plumtastic’ Calibracoa ‘Minifamous Neo…

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5 Ways to Use a Container

Let’s start planning your spring projects! Here are some…

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A Gift of Generosity

“Orange” you excited to see what’s in your stocking…

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Shumard Oak

All About Trees

It’s beauty, history, structure, and nature are what we…

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Winter Planting- Trees

Caring for Fresh Evergreens

Keep the Green, in Your Holiday Greens Representing the…

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Christmas Tree O’ Christmas Tree

Similar to most products in 2020, Christmas trees have…

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Citrus Tree

Citrus Trees

Just because you live in the Midwest doesn’t mean…

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Birding

Creating Habitats for Birds & Butterflies

Creating a habitat for wildlife in your yard will…

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Farm Grown Peaches

Eating in Season

Eating in season is not something most Americans practice,…

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Fall Maintenance

Fall is the season when we wrap up summer…

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