Sustainable Gardening

Old Favorites, New Cultivars: 2017 Edition, Part I

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The perennial world is constantly plastered with marketing for new plants, many of which have not been sufficiently.

Fall Maintenance

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As soon as the leaves begin to fall and the temperatures drop, most gardeners start thinking, “Fall cleanup!”.

Travel Adventures – Denver Botanic Gardens Part II

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As promised, today I will tell you why the Children’s Garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens is so.

Travel Adventures – Denver Botanic Gardens Part I

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What images does the word Denver evoke? Blue skies? Temperature swings? Snow that melts the next day? Drought?.

Lobelia

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Our landscapes have been graced by the beauty of lobelias for many years. There are both annual and.

Confessions of a Clematis Junkie

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I confess. I love Clematis; more than that, I am a Clematis junkie. At the present time, I.

Butterfly Magnet: Asclepias

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It is not surprising, with so much emphasis on increasing Monarch butterfly populations, that the Perennial Plant Association.

Coreopsis (Tickseed)

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Coreopsis is one of the mainstays of the perennial garden because its golden yellow  composite blossoms brighten the.

High Performance/Low Maintenance Perennials – Part 4

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As I mentioned at an earlier time, ornamental grasses are the epitome of low maintenance – one scything.

High Performance/Low Maintenance Perennials – Part 3

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To date, I have concentrated on perennials but the ornamental grasses and sedges are also a mainstay of.