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Planting And Arranging Fall Mums

Today I planted and arranged fall flowers at my house.  While rushing to get that chore done so I could move on to the next, it hit me.  Maybe some of you folks could use some tips on this. How can I work underneath a wide plant and keep my sanity? Right?  It can be […]

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A Foundation Planting / Seasonal Garden

If your in the colder planting zones you may think a seasonal garden is one that looks good during most of the growing months, and then “blah” during the off season.  That doesn’t have to be the case.  The warmer months certainly have the advantage in terms of flower color, but there are so many […]

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Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ – Every Garden Needs One

This is Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ and perhaps many of you are already  familiar with it.  When it first came out in production ‘E.S.’ had limited availability, and this scarcity probably just added to the hype.  Production has caught up with demand and most garden centers now carry it. So What Makes Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ So […]

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Do You Like Spring Bulbs?… Then Think Fall Planting

Arriving at a new job-site the other day we came across this patch of spring bulbs.  They were crocus poking up through the Japanese Juniper ground-cover.  What an interesting use of crocus.  They’re certainly not one of the formal-use type spring bulbs.  Crocus are more informal and typically used in naturalized settings. My guess is […]

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