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Posts tagged Asters

September 20, 2018

 

Billowing Beds: Autumn Asters

When autumn arrives, one can never have too many asters!

October 26, 2017

 

You can use those raked leaves as mulch.

Autumn Tricks

If you have time, perhaps you will share some of your tricks in the comments below.

July 27, 2017

 

Colorful blooms.

Bloom Sequences

Most flower gardeners enjoy sequences of bloom in their beds.

July 20, 2017

 

White hydrangea.

Moonlight Garden

White gardens are tranquil and calming and reward their owners with their soothing ambience.

December 1, 2016

 

Cleome seed harvest.

Self-Seeders

There is something very satisfying about seeing second-generation plants from self-sown seeds!

November 23, 2016

 

Solidago canadensis.

Solidago

For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.

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 .

December 10, 2015

 

The repetition of tall foxglove unifies this flower bed.

Accidental Unification

I have a number of plants that, when in bloom, are repeated throughout the garden...

March 26, 2015

 

A view of Winston Churchill's country home, Chartwell, from the rose garden.

Winston Churchill’s Love Of Nature

I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.

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