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Posts tagged perennials

May 22, 2014

 

swallowtails

Swallowtails

Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.

May 15, 2014

 

baby mums

Baby Mums

The best time to plant chrysanthemums is now...in the spring!

December 5, 2013

 

false sunflower

False Sunflowers

Commonly called false sunflowers, all heliopsis plants are North American wildflowers, and they make excellent cut flowers.

November 28, 2013

 

euphorbia

The Euphorbia Species

Herbaceous perennials that can exist with minimal water include artemisia, coreopsis, sedum, yarrow, yucca and the euphorbia species.

October 24, 2013

 

blue scilla

Blue

I am planting more of the tiny blue scilla bulbs this year...

October 17, 2013

 

shade

Cool Shade

Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!

September 12, 2013

 

anemones

Japanese Anemone Colonies

Japanese anemones have nice foliage that stifles weeds...and they seem intent on garden domination!

June 27, 2013

 

garden tools.

Cutting Back

The repetitive nature of the task of cutting back plants allows me to relax.

April 11, 2013

 

bluebell drifts

Drifts Of Color

Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?

December 6, 2012

 

white asters

Tiny White Asters

Asters are aptly named, as the word aster means star.

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