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Garden Perennials that Gently Self Sow

Garden Perennials that Gently Self Sow

Some perennials persist in the garden not only as over-wintering plants, but also via self-sown seedlings. With their penchant for […]

Spring Snowdrops and Snowflakes

Spring Snowdrops and Snowflakes

Ah, the first snowdrop of spring. Or is it a spring snowflake? Both are early-blooming bulbs that bear nodding, white, […]

Cool Season Annuals for Spring and Fall

Cool Season Annuals for Spring and Fall

Annuals aren’t just a summer thing.  True, many popular annuals – such as marigolds, zinnias, castor beans, portulacas, and celosias [&hellip...

Gesneriads for Bountiful Indoor Blooms

Gesneriads for Bountiful Indoor Blooms

Showy, funnel-shaped flowers; attractive, rounded, or lance-shaped leaves; and an overall velvety to fuzzy texture characterize members of the family ...

How To Force Spring Bulbs In Water

How To Force Spring Bulbs In Water

Flower bulbs, water, and a vase (or two) are all you need to bring a splash of spring to your […]

Well-Mannered Groundcovers for Shade

Well-Mannered Groundcovers for Shade

Back when one-size-fits-all gardening was a thing, ground covers for shade were seemingly as easy as one-two-three: creeping myrtle (Vinca […]