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Posts tagged Asters

March 26, 2015



Winston Churchill’s Love Of Nature

I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.

December 6, 2012


white asters

Tiny White Asters

Asters are aptly named, as the word aster means star.

April 19, 2012



Preparing Now For September Color

Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.

May 28, 2009


Close up of a fall aster.

Small For Fall: Preparing For Fall Flowers In The Spring

It may be spring, but you can always start preparing for fall flowers.

July 31, 2008


light purple wild phlox

Fragrant Phlox

Experience the Victorian charm of these beautiful and fragrant blossoms.

September 20, 2007


white boltonia flowers

Boltonia: Honoring Jim Crockett

A cultivar of our native plant Boltonia was named in honor of Jim Crockett, original host of "The Victory Garden."

September 6, 2007


purple and pink asters

Asters Short and Tall

Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.

July 5, 2007


purple chrysanthemums


Take a deep breath, pick up your clippers and shear these plants back right now.

August 17, 2006


colorful garden

Ubiquitous Design

Duffy created this garden in 1910, but as a design template it is timeless.

August 27, 2004


purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

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