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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

 

monkshood

Is Danger Lurking In Your Yard? Wolfsbane And Monkshood

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

May 23, 2013

 

dill

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.

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.

September 13, 2012

 

fireweed

Fireweed Thrives In Disturbed Soil

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

September 6, 2007

 

purple and pink asters

Asters Short and Tall

Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.

October 12, 2006

 

deep purple allium flower

Allium

These flowering onions look exotic floating above the other plants.

October 5, 2006

 

blue star flowers

Amsonia: Blue Stars

There are some perennials that provide an added bonus of foliage that changes color in the fall.

September 21, 2006

 

red geraniums

Multiples Through Division

Cool fall days give gardeners the incentive to divide perennials, so that new starts can be established before the winter.

May 26, 2005

 

money plant seed pods

Money Plant

"Honesty" has purple flowers followed by seedpods that are shaped like coins. Hence the plant's common name of "Money Plant."

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