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Posts tagged garden planning

August 24, 2017

 

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Intermingling Plants

I read recently about a new gardening craze that is called “Intermingling Plants.”

August 3, 2017

 

bee balm

Dedicated Beds

I am lucky to have a large garden space and so I have the luxury of being able to dedicate some of my beds to a single perennial species.

July 27, 2017

 

blooms

Bloom Sequences

Most flower gardeners enjoy sequences of bloom in their beds.

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...

July 6, 2017

 

columnar beauties

Columnar Beauties

Gardeners with small plots can enjoy growing modern trees that have been especially bred to be narrow.

June 29, 2017

 

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Reading Tags

Before we purchase new plants for our gardens, we should always read the plant tags carefully.

June 22, 2017

 

shrubs

Good Investments

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

May 4, 2017

 

hardiness zones

Hardiness Zones

Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.

September 1, 2016

 

taking stock

Taking Stock

September is an excellent time to walk around your garden and take stock.

June 23, 2016

 

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Maintenance

Keeping a garden presentable across all seasons of the year requires an eagle eye, and considerable commitment of time and energy.

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