Sustainable Gardening

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.

Looking to the Future

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When reading a newspaper or articles online or watching social media, much of the thrust is about the.

Who’s a Toughie?

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The dictionary definition of tough is “strong enough to withstand adverse conditions”. In the plant world, we are.

The Holiday Bookshelf 2020 Edition, Part 2

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I know Thanksgiving is approaching and time will be short but I want to continue with my suggestions.

The Holiday Bookshelf 2020 Edition, Part 1

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Holidays are usually a joyful time but this year, our holidays are fraught with indecision, fear, and sadness:.

Eryngium – Sea Holly

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  When searching for a perennial that will survive in a hot, dry, sunny site, we need look.

Dreaming of Spring

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Samuel Coleridge said:                All Nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair,          .

The Holiday Bookshelf, Part 3

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Both Christmas and Chanukah start next week. This post will, therefore, be a bit longer than usual since.

Asclepias incarnata – Swamp Milkweed

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Most of the discussion over the past few years about planting milkweed to help migrating Monarch butterflies has.