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November 20, 2014

 

maple leaves

Thanksgiving Flowers and Leaves

For flower lovers, a Thanksgiving table is not complete without some blooms.

September 11, 2014

 

shady plants

Shady But Dry

Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...

November 18, 2010

 

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Healthy Soil

To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.

January 31, 2008

 

two yellow and orange tulip buds sprouting from a tulip tree.

The Tulip Tree (Or Yellow Poplar, Depending On the Season)

Trees are our oldest living organism; they have been on our earth for about 370 million years. One of the most beautiful varieties is the Tulip Tree.

November 9, 2006

 

walking couple casting long shadow

Seasonal Changes

While we mourn the dearth of flowers, new images and dimensions are revealed to us.

August 25, 2005

 

caryopteris flower

Caryopteris

Try to plant shrubs to provide a succession of bloom from spring into fall.

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.

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.

August 6, 2004

 

pink and red gladiolus flower

Gladiolus

The name "gladiolus," is from a Latin word meaning "little sword" because of the shape of the plant's leaves.

April 16, 2004

 

plum lenten rose

Lenten Rose

There are many stories and legends about its magic and purifying power.

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