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August 14, 2014

 

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Strong Colors

Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.

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.

May 30, 2013

 

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Plant Exchanges

There are few events more satisfying than a good plant swap with serious gardeners, who don’t bring invasive species or other pests.

June 14, 2012

 

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Berserk!

A story of conflict between one woman and a deer. Who will win?

June 7, 2012

 

Bee balm/Mondarda

Plants We Collect

Necessity is indeed the mother of invention, and circumstances shape our preferences and thus our plant collections.

April 19, 2012

 

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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.

April 12, 2012

 

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Preparing For August Blooms: Top Midwestern Perennials

A list of the plants that carry my garden through the tough days of August.

July 21, 2011

 

Uses For Lilies

Different varieties of lily bulbs can be planted to provide a succession of flowers from June through August in well-drained, sunny areas of a garden.

July 7, 2011

 

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Japanese Kerria Has Multi-Season Appeal

If you need color in your shady woodland garden consider planting Japanese kerria, either as an accent or as a massed shrub border.

July 1, 2010

 

Malvas (Mallows): Self Seeding And Abundant For Bouquets

The malva plant is a mainstay in my cutting garden. There are both pink and white flowering malvas, and the blooms look like miniature hollyhocks.

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