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July 6, 2017

 

columnar beauties

Columnar Beauties

Gardeners with small plots can enjoy growing modern trees that have been especially bred to be narrow.

June 22, 2017

 

shrubs

Good Investments

Shrubs are long-lived inhabitants that help create the architecture of our gardens.

April 6, 2017

 

dormancy

Dormancy

Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.

March 30, 2017

 

native shrub

Native Shrubs

We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.

February 2, 2017

 

magnolia genus

Magnolia Genus

The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).

January 26, 2017

 

golden wattle

Acacias And Australia’s Golden Wattle

January 26 is Australia Day, and the floral emblem of Australia is the golden wattle.

January 19, 2017

 

dutch flower painting

This And That In January

Flowering quince and forsythia branches will soon be available to force into bloom.

November 10, 2016

 

garden border

Beds & Borders

Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.

October 6, 2016

 

Callicarpa americana

American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana makes a good hedge on the outskirts of a garden, as well as excellent ornamental focal points in borders.

September 22, 2016

 

Cletra alnifolia shrub

Fragrant Shrubs

If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.

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