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September 17, 2015


September planting

September Planting

September 10, 2015


dying plant

False Economy

Late last fall I bought a lot of perennials at the end of October, and not one of them came back this past spring.

August 27, 2015




It's also a good idea to amend heavy clay soil by mixing in sand and vegetative matter.

August 28, 2014


sunny rain gardens

Sunny Rain Gardens

Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.

April 18, 2013



Watering Tips

Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.

October 11, 2012



Re-Planting Perennials

Tips for planting or transplanting perennials in the fall.

January 5, 2012



Underground Storage

Each fall we plant our bulbs for spring bloom...

September 29, 2011


Gardening in the rain...

After The Rain…Many Opportunities For Gardeners

After heavy or prolonged rain, we gardeners venture outdoors and revel in how refreshed the plants look and how easily weeds can be extracted from the soil.

November 27, 2008


A stone carving of a flower.

Ancient Floral Images

Learn about "true" botanical art on this Focus on Flowers.

August 21, 2008


Prairie Plantings

<br />All had deep tap roots, or matted root systems that allowed them to survive drought, fire, wind and trampling.

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