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Posts tagged Evergreens

October 12, 2017

 

northern cardinal

Cardinals

Plant lots of nasturtiums, coneflowers, and sunflowers to provide seeds for these year-round garden residents.

July 13, 2017

 

colorful foliage

Colorful Foliage

Foliage color can light up the landscape in all seasons of the year, not only in the fall...

June 22, 2017

 

shrubs

Good Investments

Shrubs are long-lived inhabitants that help create the architecture of our gardens.

December 22, 2016

 

single rose

Just A Rose

Holiday celebrations are always enhanced by fresh flowers, but with limited space on the table, one flower can be enough.

February 4, 2016

 

hydrangea in winter.

Winter Musings

As we await winter's end, here are some thoughtful quotes to help get us through the cold, dark season.

January 15, 2015

 

rhodos curling

Dropping And Curling Of Broad-Leaved Evergreens

“My ‘rhodos’ are doing a good job of protecting themselves from photoinhibition.”

December 1, 2011

 

Plant Standards: Trained And Standing At Attention

We sometimes see a plant with an elongated, smooth and usually skinny, trunk with a round mop of foliage at the top.

January 13, 2011

 

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Winter Views

Garden designers suggest that a third of garden plants should be evergreen so that there is winter interest.

November 5, 2009

 

a group of bright yellow flowers.

Japanese Kerria

If you have shady areas in your garden you may like to try growing a shrub that is known as Japanese Kerria, a deciduous shrub for all seasons.

October 22, 2009

 

A branch of the shrub, Virginia Sweetspire, with a white flower.

Virginia Sweetspire

I have Iteas in both sun and shade in my Midwest garden, and it is one of the few shrubs that will flower in shade.

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