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Posts tagged perennials

July 27, 2017

 

blooms

Bloom Sequences

Most flower gardeners enjoy sequences of bloom in their beds.

June 8, 2017

 

Verbena

Versatile Verbenas

I would not be without Verbena bonariensis in my garden. It’s an annual, but it attracts birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds...and bees.

June 1, 2017

 

salvia

Stalwart Salvias

“How shall a man die that has sage in his garden?”

April 6, 2017

 

dormancy

Dormancy

Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.

November 23, 2016

 

goldenrod

Solidago

For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.

September 15, 2016

 

Hydrangea paniculata

Hydrangea Heaven

Some of their names are almost as lovely as the flowers themselves!

July 7, 2016

 

yellow oxeye daisies with dark center

Rudbeckia Hirta

Black-eyed Susans multiply quickly, which can be a blessing, or a curse.

June 23, 2016

 

a man raking leaves under a tree

Maintenance

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

June 16, 2016

 

kniphofia flower and blue sky

Vertical Accents: Create Exclamation Points In A Border

There are many mounding plants, but they need to be interspersed in a garden with some vertical accents.

May 19, 2016

 

corydalis

Picturesque Corydalis

In my zone 5 garden, Corydalis has self-sown in a rock wall and down cracks in the side of a set of cement stairs...

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