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May 16, 2019

 

Honeysuckle: A Sweet Disposition?

In the Victorian language of flowers, giving honeysuckle was a way of acknowledging a lady had a sweet disposition.

May 9, 2019

 

All Annuals

I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.

May 2, 2019

 

Moisture-Loving Natives

Filipendula rubra produces airy rose-pink flower clusters that can be between 4-10 inches wide and rise above the plant’s deeply divided leaves presenting a regal appearance befitting its common name, Queen of the Prairie.

April 25, 2019

 

Planting And Division

Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.

April 18, 2019

 

Stem Cuttings

Starting plants from existing ones is fun as well as economical.

April 11, 2019

 

Perennial Gardens

A perennial is a flowering plant that lives for three or more years.

April 4, 2019

 

Long-Term Residents

Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.

March 28, 2019

 

True Love, Forget Me Not

There is a legend about a knight in armor who is walking along the bank of a river...

March 21, 2019

 

Wordsworth’s Garden

“True taste has an eye for both weeds and garden flowers.”

March 14, 2019

 

Not By Design

Sometimes plants have minds of their own.

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