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January 14, 2016

 

catmint

Compact Catmint

I have quite a bit of catmint in my garden, but sadly I don’t have a cat...

December 3, 2015

 

combinations of colors

Combinations

Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.

September 3, 2015

 

Russian sage

Plant Partners

Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!

August 20, 2015

 

curlicue sage

Durable Plants

Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.

May 28, 2015

 

foxgloves

Fairies’ Gloves

The botanical name Digitalis is from the Latin for finger, and “folk” refers to fairies, hence the common name of folks' gloves or fairies' gloves.

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.

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