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Posts tagged perennials

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.

October 18, 2012

 

feverfew

Tanacetum

The foliage of plants in this family is sometimes aromatic, and the flowers are mostly like daisies.

October 11, 2012

 

perennials

Re-Planting Perennials

Tips for planting or transplanting perennials in the fall.

September 20, 2012

 

statice

The Papery Appeal Of Limonium

Limonium is the genus that includes plants with papery flowers commonly known as statice.

July 19, 2012

 

purple and white flowers

Color Combinations

My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.

July 5, 2012

 

cedar waxwings

Berries For Birds

I am trying to grow more shrubs that fruit at different times of the year in order to provide a continuous buffet and attract birds to my garden.

April 19, 2012

 

Helenium

Preparing Now For September Color

Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.

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