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    A Bright Idea for Spring Containers

    After the long gray of winter when most of us are desperate for color in the landscape, bulbs in containers can add a splash of brilliance anywhere it is needed.…

  • Darmera and Japanese primroses

    Spring Planting Ideas

    Spring is a magical time. Our winter-weary spirits lift as hints of green begin to appear. We notice even the smallest patches of snowdrops and crocuses as we drive by…

  • How-To

    Learn to Water Well

    Develop an effective regimen by testing your soil and getting to know your plants

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    Spring Ahead with Forced Bulbs

    Winter is wonderful—it just doesn’t need to linger so long. During the depths of the season, I find myself thirsting for something to lift my spirits in a green sort…

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    Regional Picks: Uncommon & Unfussy Plants – South

    Indian pink Name: Spigelia marilandica USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 2 feet tall and 18 inches wide Conditions: Partial shade; fertile, well-drained soil This southeastern native wildflower is…

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    Break the Bulb Monotony

    What would spring be without daffodils and tulips? Despite their beauty, the same bulbs can get a little boring year after year. By adding a few special, colorful, and often…