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  Short answer: nothing really.  That’s what makes these times so grim.  However, here’s something you might want to try again or for the first time…Caladiums! Sort of like little baby elephant ears in techno color. An all purpose workhorse able to handle shade and if well watered even sun. A special Tudbink salute to …

The body was exhumed…

You just never know what you’re gonna find in the bottom of some peoples’ planters. Todays body of the week was upside down, left over tiny planters.  Last month, Turkey Hill iced tea containers.  The perennial favorite is styrofoam peanuts.  Or, as you can see, no buried treasure. Soo, why do people do this…behaving squirrel-like …

We want more, we want more of the vista core!

Nothing beats the vista core. “I don’t like petunias, they never do good for me.  And don’t you have to deadhead them?” Arg, hold me back!  We plant petunias by the thousands at our greenhouse, in the city and maybe even at your house.  Guess what? WE DON’T DEADHEAD THEM, and you don’t need to either! …

Light in a Dark Place

A few years ago we were commissioned by Nikolaus and Hoehenadel law firm to install a planter statement at the entrance to the firm with a warning from Jack that it was a place of unrelenting shade.  He was right…these planters by mid summer nearly need to be equipped with their own flashlight! For 2013 …

Who says you can’t make a silk purse out of a sows ear?

So lets say your average nationally acclaimed florist, veteran of two inaugural balls, one rededication of the Statue of Liberty and too many high profile weddings to keep count of, walks into your greenhouse and volunteers to kill time making a few merchandising displays…what do you do….well at Tudbinks we would give her a couple …

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