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Posts tagged stems

July 28, 2016

 

Queen Anne's lace in a wildflower bouquet.

More Conditioning

Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .

July 21, 2016

 

orchid

Tips For Cut Flowers

Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.

July 14, 2016

 

special needs

Special Needs

Remember: split or crush woody stems and sear milky stems.

April 30, 2015

 

rose stems

Misleading Myths

As well as wonderful quotations, C. L. Fornari's handy book contains a lot of useful advice.

September 24, 2009

 

Colorful, cut flowers.

How To Cut Flowers

Some flower gardeners have designated cutting gardens, but most of us just snip judiciously from all areas of our yard.

October 23, 2008

 

the Zapping Bindweed

Zapping Bindweed

Having trouble with bindweed taking over your gardens? Moya explains the best way to get rid of them, on this Focus on Flowers.

December 6, 2007

 

frost on hydrangea plant

Hydrangeas

Fight the frost with these new hydrangea cultivars.

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.

April 7, 2006

 

epimedium plant

Epimedium

We all need allies in the battle against weeds. Luckily, the woodland plant Epimedium helps fight off weeds in the early spring.

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