Gardening

Do You Know Your Hibiscus?

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Hibiscus is both the common and botanical name for three different species of this genus. Many people think first.

Spring is Coming

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Signs of Spring are plentiful. In between bouts of snow, we are seeing more sunny days and warmer.

Going Native

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The mantra of the day is “Plant native.” Does this mean that we should plant only native plants.

Perennials with Long Bloom

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If you want to design or install a colorful, low maintenance landscape, you will be looking for long.

Winter Reading

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Winter is finally here. Although December is supposedly part of winter, we had barely any snow and the.

Child’s Play, Part 3

November 22, 2021 Gardening, Landscape Design
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In the past two segments on children’s gardens, I’ve focused on creating comfort, amazing options, and playing house..

Child’s Play, Part 2

October 1, 2021 Gardening, Landscape Design
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Keeping to the theme of creating areas that are enjoyable for both kids and adults, I suggest one.

Child’s Play

September 23, 2021 Gardening, Landscape Design
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All plants and no playfulness make gardens dull spaces. By incorporating a little imagination, we can create areas.

Eragrostis spectabilis-Purple Love Grass

September 10, 2021 Deer, Gardening, Landscape Design, Perennials
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Ornamental grasses could and should be part of a perennial garden. They add textural contrast as well as.

Flowering Shrubs for the Perennial Garden

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The nature of a perennial garden is that is ever-changing but it always helps to have some perennials.