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September 8, 2016

 

Actaea (a.k.a. Cimicifuga) simplex,Atropurpurea Group. There are several purple cultivars within this group...

Fall Planting

The cool fall weather causes plants that are new to your garden to transition more comfortably...

October 22, 2015

 

Bloodroot, (Sanguinaria canadensis).

Flowers For Shade

It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.

November 20, 2014

 

The color scheme chosen should echo the traditional hues of the autumnal season.

Thanksgiving Flowers and Leaves

For flower lovers, a Thanksgiving table is not complete without some blooms.

October 2, 2014

 

Amsonia tabernaemontana.

Dogbane

In my Midwestern garden amsonia's yellow foliage (not shown in this picture) is a welcome accent in the late autumn landscape.

May 15, 2014

 

Potted Chrysanthemums in a plant nursery.

Baby Mums

The best time to plant chrysanthemums is now...in the spring!

November 7, 2013

 

Hydrangea blooms from Moya's garden, dried in a vase at WFIU Public Radio's main office, 2103.

Everlasting Hydrangeas

You can never have too many hydrangea shrubs in a garden!

October 17, 2013

 

Shaded plants.

Cool Shade

Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!

January 3, 2013

 

Sumac tree.

Native Sumacs

Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.

November 29, 2012

 

Hamamelis virginiana, common witch hazel.

Autumn-Blooming Witch Hazel

Witch hazel bark has traditionally been used by steeping it in water to make an astringent, which Native Americans used to treat a variety of ills.

October 11, 2012

 

Hardy perennials at a nursery.

Re-Planting Perennials

Tips for planting or transplanting perennials in the fall.

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