Posts tagged deer resistant

August 14, 2014

 

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Strong Colors

Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.

November 28, 2013

 

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The Euphorbia Species

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

June 13, 2013

 

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A Reformed Snob

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

November 22, 2012

 

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Spicebush Provides A Refined Softness To A Shady Landscape

Lindera benzoin, commonly known as spicebush, is a native multi-stemmed, understory shrub that can grow as wide as it is tall.

November 15, 2012

 

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Lily Of The Valley Bush Offers Year-Round Interest

The evergreen shrub Pieris floribunda is native to the Southeastern United States and is related to rhododendron and mountain laurel.

June 28, 2012

 

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Resilient Catmint

What is there not to like about a pretty, serviceable and deer-resistant plant that endures hot, dry conditions?

January 19, 2012

 

Salvia farinacea

Sold On Salvia

There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.

November 3, 2011

 

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Tried And True Plants

As I look at my fall garden, I am reminded of the plants that persist year after year regardless of both neglect and challenging weather conditions.

September 15, 2011

 

Morning glories

Vigorous Morning Glories

The plant will grow in relatively poor soil and once established is drought tolerant. All parts of the plant are poisonous so immune to foraging deer.

August 18, 2011

 

marigolds

Good Old Marigolds

Like chrysanthemums, marigolds are such serviceable flowers, and as one becomes a seasoned gardener “serviceable” becomes a most welcome descriptor.

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