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January 2, 2007


Two New Abelias: Beautiful AND Deer Resistant!

Abelias are not only beautiful but practical. They are great as shrub borders and foundation plantings and are even deer resistant. Learn more...

August 24, 2006


Aconitum: Monkshood

If you love blue flowers, then Monkshood is the plant for you.

June 20, 2006



There are about 40 Eupatarium species of native North American wildflowers available and they like room to romp and form large clumps.

April 20, 2006



Learn all about the royal Fritillaria, on this Focus on Flowers.

January 19, 2006


The Man And Method Behind Gardener’s Latin

Ever wonder about the Latin names of the plants and flowers in your garden? Carl Linnaeus, an 18th century Swedish botanist, is the one responsible.

July 7, 2005



The genus "Lobelia" is made up of as many different species as there are days in the year.

May 26, 2005


Money Plant

"Honesty" has purple flowers followed by seedpods that are shaped like coins. Hence the plant's common name of "Money Plant."

March 25, 2005



Pansies are usually the first annuals that gardeners in regions with severe winters plant in the spring.

August 20, 2004



Hot dry weather is a challenge for gardeners, who long for plants that don’t wilt in high summer.

April 16, 2004


Lenten Rose

There are many stories and legends about its magic and purifying power.

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