Annual plants

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    Terry’s Creative North Carolina Garden

    Today we’re in Hillsborough, North Carolina, where Terry combines beautiful plants with unusual pieces of garden art and sculpture made from repurposed materials. Money plant (Lunaria annua, Zones 5–9) is…

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    All About Growing Annual Plants

    While some gardeners dislike annuals, I find that it’s hard to beat their appeal or their many benefits. Annuals are popular because many require almost no maintenance apart from routine…

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    An Annual Worth Your Time: ‘Strawberry Fields’ Globe Amaranth

    I enjoy the brightness and warmth of true red in sunny garden designs, although I prefer it in moderation. ‘Strawberry Fields’ globe amaranth (Gomphrena haageana ‘Strawberry Fields’, Zones 11–12) has…

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    Gardening in Jaipur, India

    Today we’re heading all the way to India to visit with Atoorva, who works as a civil servant for the government of India and gets transferred to a different city…

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    Experimenting in the Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Paul Brothe in Newburgh, New York. Gardening is relatively new to me. I moved to upstate New York two years ago from Denver. In Denver, I…

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    Marigolds: No Green Thumb Required

    Today we’re visiting Natasha Grover’s garden in Chicago. I started gardening three years ago and tried different flowers. Although I love flowers, I do not have a green thumb. My…

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    Pick a Color, Any Color

    Last spring, we challenged our readers to design a container that featured a single color. Whether you have a passion for purple, a yen for yellow, or an obsession for…