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November 19, 2015



Eupatorium Species

Many gardens don’t have room for such big plants! But in those that do, Joe Pye weed is sure to please both humans...and butterflies.

November 12, 2015




Their flowers have two lips, a bit like snapdragon blooms, and there are approximately 250 species in the genus.

October 15, 2015


meadow rue

Thalictrum Species Do Well In Shade

All meadow rues offer height in a shade garden.

September 24, 2015




Some speedwells are low growing but most are upright with flower spires of blues, violets, pinks and whites.

September 3, 2015


Russian sage

Plant Partners

Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!

October 30, 2014




This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.

October 23, 2014



Dark Hues

I just can’t seem to get enough of these dark-colored plants in my garden.

August 7, 2014


bush clover

A Lacy, Graceful Shrub: Bush Clover

Use this shrub as a focal point or in a shrub border to create fall interest.

October 31, 2013



Is Danger Lurking In Your Yard? Wolfsbane And Monkshood

The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.

May 23, 2013



Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

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