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Plant in Full Sun

What Does Plant in Full Sun Mean

In order to choose a plant, you need to know what plant in full sun really means. It is fairly simple, let me explain.

Full Sun Means

  • The plant needs at MINIMUM 4 hours of direct sunlight.
  • The plant will thrive in 4 hours OR MORE direct sunshine.
  • Less than 4 hours of direct sunshine will prevent flowering & growth but may not hurt the plant.

That is it!  Remember those three things and you will master planting a plant that thrives in full sun.

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Whitefish Dunes State Park

Whitefish Dunes State Park Door County Wisconsin Hiking, Sand Dunes Beach Dog Friendly

Whitefish Dunes State Park

Whitefish Dunes State Park is an 863 acre park in Door County, Wisconsin that has beautiful hiking trails a Lake Michigan beach, and the highest sand dunes in Wisconsin.
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Sugarloaf Mountain

Hiking to the Top of Sugarloaf Mountain Marquette Michigan Upper Michigan Travel

Sugarloaf Mountain Marquette Michigan

What a glorious view!  That is what everyone in your party will say when you make it to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.

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11 Must-See Lighthouses in Door County Wisconsin

11 Must-See Lighthouses in Door County Wisconsin

11 Must-See Lighthouses in Door County Wisconsin

Love lighthouses?  How about a peninsula that has 11 must-see lighthouses?  The 11 must-see lighthouses in Door County Wisconsin will impress any lighthouse lover or history buff.

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Jack in the Pulpit

Jack in the pulpit wildflower in Wisconsin

Jack in the Pulpit

A common woodland plant that produces purple-spotted and striped leaves in the spring (April–May).

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Newspaper Barrier Prevents Weeds

Newspaper Barrier Prevents Weeds

Did you know that a newspaper barrier prevents weeds in your flower garden?  It is true!  It helps cut down on weeding. 

General Guidelines:

• Use only the black and white printed sections, no sales inserts
• Spread out at least 5 pages at a time
• Cover the newspaper with mulch

Additional Info:
• The newspaper will break down and become part of the soil
• You can easily cut a hole to add additional plants

Why It Works:
As a general rule, plants need to grow towards the light.  The newspaper will block out the sun. You will already have cut holes for your regular plants and mulched around them.   It will not stop weeds completely, but it sure helps!

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Ovenbird Warbler Video

A short 15-second video that shows a picture of the ovenbird warbler and has the audio to hear what the bird sounds like.

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What the Ovenbird Looks Like:

They have olive-brown upperparts and white underparts heavily streaked with black; the flanks have an olive hue. A white ring surrounds the eyes, and a black stripe runs below the cheek. They have a line of orange feathers with olive-green tips running along the top of their head, bordered on each side with blackish-brown. The orange feathers can be erected to form a small crest.

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Go Big or Go Home Wheelbarrow Planter

Go Big or Go Home Wheelbarrow Planter Purchase the largest geraniums that you can find and mix them with trailing ivy to fill an entire wheelbarrow for a grand entrance

Go Big or Go Home Wheelbarrow Planter

 

Purchase the largest geraniums that you can find and mix them with trailing ivy to fill an entire wheelbarrow for a grand entrance – it is the go big or go home wheelbarrow planter.

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