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August 11, 2016

 

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Clivias: Easy-Care House Plants

These herbaceous evergreen plants flower best if pot bound.

August 4, 2016

 

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The unusual "muscular" bark of this native tree adds visual interest to the winter landscape.

July 28, 2016

 

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Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .

July 21, 2016

 

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Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.

July 14, 2016

 

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Special Needs

Remember: split or crush woody stems and sear milky stems.

July 7, 2016

 

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Black-eyed Susans multiply quickly, which can be a blessing, or a curse.

June 30, 2016

 

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Conditioning

Conditioning really does extend the life of cut flowers so it's worth the effort.

June 23, 2016

 

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Maintenance

Keeping a garden presentable across all seasons of the year requires an eagle eye, and considerable commitment of time and energy.

June 16, 2016

 

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There are many mounding plants, but they need to be interspersed in a garden with some vertical accents.

June 9, 2016

 

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F Words

If you are designing a new garden, think about the following words: form, foliage, flowers, fruit, fragrance and focal points.

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