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Posts tagged deer resistant

May 14, 2015

 

hellebores

Deer-Proof Hellebores

Common names for these wonderful plants are Christmas rose or Lenten rose, depending on the species and time of bloom.

January 22, 2015

 

Tall And Thin

I am dreaming this winter of tall, thin trees, ...and these need no trimming.

December 11, 2014

 

gas plant

Gas Plant: Tough Little Babies

Lovely pink or white spikes of bloom and handsome foliage (that is unappetizing to deer) more than compensate for the initial anxiety this plant creates.

November 27, 2014

 

yarrow

Achillea Cultivars

Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.

November 13, 2014

 

foxglove

Classic Plants

Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.

October 30, 2014

 

agastache

Agastache

This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.

October 16, 2014

 

joe pye weed

Smaller And Better

Dwarf varieties of old favorites are much more suitable for small yards.

August 14, 2014

 

strong color

Strong Colors

Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.

November 28, 2013

 

euphorbia

The Euphorbia Species

Herbaceous perennials that can exist with minimal water include artemisia, coreopsis, sedum, yarrow, yucca and the euphorbia species.

June 13, 2013

 

reformed snob

A Reformed Snob

Adversity has taught this gardener to cherish every flower that blooms, no matter what its color or its smell.

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