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You Can Grow That–Mid-summer Blue! The power horse Ageratum ‘Blue Horizon’

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You Can Grow That—Embracing Red in the garden!

RED is a BOLD!  I have little experience with this LIVELY color.  But now is the time to EMBRACE  RED!!

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Whatever the zone, a gardener is always looking at plants!

While away from the white landscape of Cape Cod, Massachusetts and enjoying the greenery and warmth of central Florida, I am a gardener, always growing my knowledge. Amazingly to me, the front desk at the hotel could not immediately answer … Continue reading

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Beautiful begonias for winter joy! YCGT Jan 2015

  I had hoped to find three with similar coloring—but two will do!

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With a little patience, You Can Grow That

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Being one to take advantage of nature’s opportunities, I especially like it when I find self-seeded treasures.  Just under this beautiful coral bark maple, about ten years ago, I discovered a “baby”, and after getting the homeowner’s “ok” with my … Continue reading

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How I moved a shrub just now

I have been working down my list of desires and to-dos.  Today, I didn’t join the throngs of merry-makers at various events.  And I got quite a bit done. I had planted a Rhamnus ‘Fineline’ a few years ago.  Seeing … Continue reading

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Plant a splash of color today!

This Heather’s bright color was just the right splash for this dullish area.  Calluna vulgaris.  There were only two available for sale so I couldn’t plant a “group”. But these will get to be 28 inches tall and wide at … Continue reading

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