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January 23, 2014

 

blue mistflower

Blue Mistflower

Eupatorium coelestinum is a perennial plant with fluffy blue flower heads.

October 3, 2013

 

rejuvenation

Rejuvenation: Making An Old Flower Bed Young Again

I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.

August 29, 2013

 

Ismene

Ismene

Sometimes Ismene is called the Peruvian daffodil because of its shape.

May 30, 2013

 

plant exchanges

Plant Exchanges

There are few events more satisfying than a good plant swap with serious gardeners, who don’t bring invasive species or other pests.

January 17, 2013

 

purple loosestrife

Invasive Purple Loosestrife

It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.

October 4, 2012

 

dictamnus albus

A Bush That Burns

Could the biblical burning bush be Dictamnus albus?

September 13, 2012

 

fireweed

Fireweed Thrives In Disturbed Soil

The native perennial fireweed produces spikes of magenta flowers July through September.

August 30, 2012

 

bindweed

Unwelcome Bindweed

All bindweeds have arrow shaped leaves on long stems, and their underground rhizomes are hard to dig up.

August 2, 2012

 

lobelia cardinalis

Native Lobelias

These tall perennial wildflowers can be seen growing in moist pasture lands and on the banks of streams and rivers from southern Canada to Texas.

July 26, 2012

 

 Saponaria officinalis

Bouncing Bet

The leaves and rhizomes of saponaria officinalis can be boiled in water to make a soapy lather.

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