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April 19, 2012

 

Helenium

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

 

coneflowers

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

 

japenese kerria

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.

June 17, 2010

 

Dwarf Spiraea Shrubs

There are old-fashioned spiraeas with lacy white flowers such as ‘Bridal Wreath’ that are quite large, as well as many new dwarf cultivars on the market.

May 20, 2010

 

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Listening to the Iris

In the Midwest, May is the month when our bearded iris bloom, and they are often combined in beds with the multi-petaled peony, another May-flowering perennial.

May 13, 2010

 

dying tulip

Death of A Flower

Most of us prefer tulips in a vase when they are closed or just partly open, rather than splayed outwards, wide open, just before the petals fall.

October 1, 2009

 

A deer in a garden.

Oh Dear! More Deer!

This is NOT about co-existence, it is about gardens that are completely over run by animals that create serious health and traffic hazards.

May 22, 2008

 

A Spirea bush.

Spiraea’s Assets

Learn about the classic Spiraea 'Bridal Wreath' on this Focus on Flowers.

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