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Posts tagged beds

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.

April 11, 2019

 

Perennial Gardens

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

March 14, 2019

 

Not By Design

Sometimes plants have minds of their own.

November 10, 2016

 

Garden border at Panshanger, a country estate in Hertfordshire, England.

Beds & Borders

Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.

November 3, 2016

 

Dig in!

Digging

Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.

July 17, 2008

 

Color in Shade

Here are some perennial ideas that will add bright touches of color to your shade garden.

May 8, 2008

 

Discouraging Bambi

Deer will eat any plant if they are hungry enough. However, like us, they find some foods more appetizing than others.

October 26, 2006

 

Revisions in Design

As the growing season ends and we look at our gardens with a critical eye, we often wonder if we should make changes in overall design.

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