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August 7, 2008



Slugs provide food for snakes and toads. It seems like poetic justice that they get munched up as they feast on so many of our flowering plants...

May 1, 2008


Annual-flowering Cosmos in a Devon garden.

Planning Ahead

Learn how to plan ahead for the Fall growing season.

June 7, 2007


spiderwort swirl


Tradescantias are persistent plants-easy to grow that sow their seeds widely.

August 17, 2006


colorful garden

Ubiquitous Design

Duffy created this garden in 1910, but as a design template it is timeless.

August 18, 2005


russian sage in garden

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.

August 10, 2005


astilbe flowers


There are many members of the genus "Astilbe" that can provide white, pink and reddish-pink blooms in shade, or sun, if they have ample moisture.

September 24, 2004


japanese anemone in vase

Japanese Anemone

Every gardener, who values perennials that bloom in autumn, should have some Japanese anemones.

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