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January 25, 2018

 

Bumble Bee covered with pollen.

Pollinator Plants

This year, I’m going to buy more plants that provide food and shelter for pollinators.

June 8, 2017

 

Verbena bonariensis.

Versatile Verbenas

I would not be without Verbena bonariensis in my garden. It’s an annual, but it attracts birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds...and bees.

March 30, 2017

 

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus).

Native Shrubs

We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.

August 18, 2016

 

Euphorbia Diamond Frost.

Diamond Frost

This annual Euphorbia cultivar has so much to offer!

September 3, 2015

 

Russian Sage in full bloom.

Plant Partners

Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!

August 20, 2015

 

A close look at Artemisia versicolor 'Seafoam' ("curlicue sage").

Durable Plants

Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.

November 6, 2014

 

Torenia.

Annuals For Pots

Now that we have had our first frosts in the Midwest, I am thinking about what to plant next year.

August 21, 2014

 

Artemisia tridentata, commonly known as sagebrush.

Xeriscaping

The word derives from the Greek word xeros, which means dry.

August 7, 2014

 

Lespedeza thunbergii.

A Lacy, Graceful Shrub: Bush Clover

Use this shrub as a focal point or in a shrub border to create fall interest.

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