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July 22, 2010

 

campanula

Growing Campanula Bells (Bellflowers)

Campanulas, or bellflowers, are plants with bell-shaped blue or white blooms, and they range in height from ground-hugging dwarfs to plants that grow to 6 feet.

July 15, 2010

 

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Stalwarts In The Garden: Hardy Hellebores

Although their early spring blooms are especially treasured, hellebores are stalwarts in the garden during all seasons.

April 29, 2010

 

garlic chives

Garlic Chives’ Many Virtues Makes Them Worth The Bother

Chives are rampant self seeders, and if they are not dead headed they will produce far too many new plants.

August 13, 2009

 

A gorgeous bouqet of read and orange freesias.

Build a Bouquet

In the dog days of summer, walking through the garden is certainly preferable to working in it.

October 18, 2007

 

red rose

Robust Roses

Find out the key to growing great roses, even in unpredictable midwest weather.

October 11, 2007

 

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Gaillardia

Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.

July 26, 2007

 

flower garden in Belgium

Serendipity and Design

The price one pays for this indulgence is that once something flowers it usually self seeds. Before long the garden's original design becomes blurred...

July 5, 2007

 

purple chrysanthemums

Overachievers

Take a deep breath, pick up your clippers and shear these plants back right now.

November 23, 2006

 

blushing bride hydrangeas

A New Introduction

I have been reading about a new hydrangea that should be available in our local nurseries next spring. I have already put it on my "must have" list.

September 1, 2005

 

blooming lespedeza

Lespedeza

Lespedeza is one of the best flowering shrubs for late summer and early fall. It has long arching stems weighed down by large sprays of purple pea flowers.

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