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October 19, 2006

 

pink chrysanthemums

A Pass-Along Mum

Many years ago a friend left a start of this mum on my front porch, and grateful for her generosity I have passed it along to nearly every gardener I know.

October 12, 2006

 

deep purple allium flower

Allium

These flowering onions look exotic floating above the other plants.

October 5, 2006

 

blue star flowers

Amsonia: Blue Stars

There are some perennials that provide an added bonus of foliage that changes color in the fall.

August 31, 2006

 

sunflower

Helianthus

I love it for its wealth of golden flowers, which fill my vases from mid summer to mid fall.

May 15, 2006

 

A pink peony.

Peony

Learn all about the Peony, Indiana's state flower, on this Focus on Flowers.

November 17, 2005

 

bare garden in fall

A Garden’s Language

Fall is really about delayed gratification; we know our perennials will come into flower again as the seasons unfold.

September 1, 2005

 

blooming lespedeza

Lespedeza

Lespedeza is one of the best flowering shrubs for late summer and early fall. It has long arching stems weighed down by large sprays of purple pea flowers.

August 18, 2005

 

russian sage in garden

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.

July 28, 2005

 

canna flowers

Canna

If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.

July 7, 2005

 

haning lobelia plant

Lobelia

The genus "Lobelia" is made up of as many different species as there are days in the year.

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