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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.

September 7, 2017

 

Astilbe japonica 'Queen of Holland'.

Low Maintenance

Astilbes with varying bloom times can be used to create a lovely, low-maintenance shaded bed.

May 18, 2017

 

Mulch.

Benefits Of Mulch

Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.

December 1, 2016

 

Cleome seed harvest.

Self-Seeders

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

September 1, 2016

 

September is a good time to cut flowers that you want to dry for winter arrangements.

Taking Stock

September is an excellent time to walk around your garden and take stock.

July 2, 2015

 

Mulch.

Mulch

Mulch that has already been paid for is like money in the bank.

September 11, 2014

 

Shade plants under a tree at the Genevieve Green Gardens at the Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington, Illinois.

Shady But Dry

Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...

November 18, 2010

 

Healthy Soil

To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.

September 3, 2009

 

Foundation Plantings

The purpose of foundation plantings is to hide unattractive parts of the foundation of a house from view and to anchor the home to the site.

October 16, 2008

 

Edging Paths

Learn about the importance of the pathway through your garden, on this Focus On Flowers.

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