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Natalie Leiker

Natalie was born and raised in Kansas where she spent most of her summers helping on a farm. She helped grow thousands of mums and other herbaceous plants. She has been working in the horticulture industry ever since. In 2018 she earned her Bachelor's degree in Agriculture with a focus on Horticulture Production. Much of Natalie's horticultural experience lies in production, herbaceous perennials & annuals.

how to grow salvia

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Salvia Flowers

Are you committed to growing salvia this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? These hardy plants can be a great addition to any garden, and can surive a variety of different cliamtes. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through everything you need to know about adding salvia to your garden, including planting, care, and maintenance.

Garden Grown Marigolds

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Marigold Flowers

Are you thinking of adding some marigolds to your garden this season? These beautiful flowers are a staple in most flower gardens, as well as many vegetable gardens. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker takes you through all the details of growing marigolds, and their care.

marigolds and tomatoes

Vegetables

Can You Plant Marigolds With Garden Grown Tomatoes?

Considering adding some marigolds to your tomato garden this season? Wondering if it's even a good idea, and what benefits there are? In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through if planting marigolds with tomatoes is a good idea, and how to do it properly if you decide to plant them together!