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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

Watering Tips

Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.

October 11, 2012

 

perennials

Re-Planting Perennials

Tips for planting or transplanting perennials in the fall.

January 5, 2012

 

bulb

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.

July 17, 2008

 

yellow ligularia in the shade

Color in Shade

Here are some perennial ideas that will add bright touches of color to your shade garden.

April 13, 2006

 

A vinca minor plant.

Vinca Minor

The Vinca minor, also known as common periwinkle, is best known for being an easy ground cover with periwinkle blue flowers in spring.

January 5, 2006

 

a bunch of paper white narcissus flowers before a pink background.

Paper White Narcissus

After the holidays, gardeners often seek tender bulbs that bloom indoors such as the Paper White Narcissus. They will light up our homes and hearts in winter.

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