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Orange Fruited Shrubs

Orange Fruited Shrubs

    It’s the season of orange. Orange leaves deck the trees. Orange pumpkins haunt porches. Containers of orange chrysanthemums […]

Shade-Loving Daisies

Shade-Loving Daisies

  The cheerful blooms of members of the daisy family (known botanically as the Asteraceae) assume starring roles in perennial […]

Summer Apples

Summer Apples

Some apple varieties offer a foretaste of fall by ripening their fruits in summer. The following outstanding early apples are […]

Vines for Hanging Baskets

Nothing flatters a hanging basket like a “spiller” – a plant that cascades from its container in waves of foliage […]

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, […]