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Posts tagged Phlox

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.

December 14, 2017

 

Phlox paniculata ‘Laura’.

Namesake Gifts For The Holidays

Namesake plant gifts are easy to send and are usually well received.

July 21, 2016

 

Orchid in a heart-shaped vase.

Tips For Cut Flowers

Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.

May 22, 2014

 

Black swallowtail caterpillars.

Swallowtails

Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.

May 16, 2013

 

Hay-scented fern.

Living Covers Stifle Weeds And Tie Plants Together Visually

Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.

May 26, 2011

 

Groundcover Phlox

Low-growing phloxes have a cool color palette made up of lavenders, purples, pinks and whites.

May 5, 2011

 

Cornell’s Combinations: Camouflaging Spring Bulb Foliage

Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.

August 23, 2007

 

Floating Flowers

Even if you have just a small garden made up primarily of annuals, you can still make wonderful floral centerpieces for your dinner table.

June 28, 2007

 

Red White and Blue

In July Americans celebrate Independence Day and the French celebrate Bastille Day so it seems appropriate to think about red, white and blue flowers.

June 23, 2005

 

Phlox

It has many virtues, such as a spicy perfume, reliability, and rich colors.

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