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Posts tagged September

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 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.

September 13, 2007

 

potted plants sitting by the back door of a home

Moving Plants Indoors

In September we get our houseplants ready to move back indoors.

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'.

August 30, 2007

 

orange and pink pot pourri

Fall Dead-heading: And Winter Pot Pourri

Sounds brutal, but dead-heading is important for promoting new growth.

August 24, 2006

 

blue monkshood flowers

Aconitum: Monkshood

If you love blue flowers, then Monkshood is the plant for you.

August 27, 2004

 

purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

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