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Posts tagged pruning

December 22, 2016

 

A single rose on the table can be a simple and elegant holiday arrangement.

Just A Rose

Holiday celebrations are always enhanced by fresh flowers, but with limited space on the table, one flower can be enough.

October 16, 2014

 

Unlike the Eupatorium purpureum shown here, the 'Baby Joe' variety offers a more compact plant for smaller spaces.

Smaller And Better

Dwarf varieties of old favorites are much more suitable for small yards.

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.

January 16, 2014

 

Dinner plate dahlias.

Dinner Plate Dahlias

The heads of the dinner plate dahlias are quite heavy, and sometimes they are displayed in a large float bowl so viewers can look down on their gorgeous petals.

May 9, 2013

 

The brilliant color of forsythia in bloom!

Pruning Forsythia

Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.

March 10, 2011

 

“Pruning In March,” A Poem By Vita Sackville West

There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my Midwestern garden our forsythia blooms in March.

May 22, 2008

 

Spiraea’s Assets

Learn about the classic Spiraea 'Bridal Wreath' on this Focus on Flowers.

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