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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.

November 12, 2004

 

leaves in wind

The Poetry of Autumn

As we walk around our gardens hoping to find that last rose of summer, we are already dreaming of roses yet to come.

October 15, 2004

 

hyacint bulb

Hyacinth Bulbs

Whether you prefer the large hyacinths that are synonymous with the Dutch, or the smaller ones beloved by the Brits, do plant some hyacinth bulbs this fall.

October 8, 2004

 

flowers in pumpkin

Fall Flower Arrangements

This is the season to savor the flowers that are still blooming and to harvest the flowers that dry well for winter arrangements.

October 1, 2004

 

chinese teacup

Chrysanthemum

The ancient Chinese valued plants for their symbolic and moral associations.

July 16, 2004

 

pink coneflower and butterfly

Coneflowers

Since earliest times, the cone flower has been used for medicinal purposes.

March 19, 2004

 

Winter Aconite

Winter Aconite

Learn all about Winter Aconites on this Moment of Science.

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