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July 31, 2014

 

turtlehead

Snappy Little Turtleheads

An interesting native wildflower that grows naturally in wet meadows is chelone lyonii.

October 6, 2011

 

Living Wall

A Living Wall

Walls of plants, both indoors and out, are trendy, though they were actually featured by the Brazilian designer Roberto Burley Marks over 100 years ago.

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.

October 22, 2009

 

A branch of the shrub, Virginia Sweetspire, with a white flower.

Virginia Sweetspire

I have Iteas in both sun and shade in my Midwest garden, and it is one of the few shrubs that will flower in shade.

June 19, 2008

 

Baby's breath

Baby’s Breath

Gypsophila paniculata ‘Bristol Fairy' provides an explosion of double white flowers in summer, and grows to 3 feet. Learn more...

April 17, 2008

 

dandelion

Dandelion’s Lifecycle

A poem from an unknown author illustrates how the life span of each Spring bloom is compressed.

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.

July 27, 2006

 

Queen Anne's Lace

Queen Anne’s Lace

Learn all about Queen Anne's Lace on this, Focus on Flowers.

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