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    A Garden Evolves Year After Year

    Today we’re taking a return visit to Adeline Kong’s garden in British Columbia, Canada. We’ve visited her garden several times over the years, and it is such fun to see…

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    Learning From Gardening in Different Climates

    Today we’re visiting Pam Alvord’s garden in Greensboro, North Carolina. I have loved gardening from an early age. I was certainly just an amateur, but I appreciated and gleaned ideas…

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    Eliminating Invasive Weeds to Make a Garden

    Tom Charbonneau is sharing his garden with us today. Here’s what he has to say about it: These photos were taken in my Zone 4 garden in Arden Hills, Minnesota.…

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    Listen to Your Garden

    Today’s photos come from Marilyn Brackney. She has a wonderful garden and a beautiful, musical way of describing her plants. She’s been gardening about 20 years. Her Indiana garden has…

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    Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)

    I've written about Monarda in past posts, when it was in bloom in my garden. However, you needn't wait until it is in bloom--right now it is about two feet…

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    You Can Eat That!

    For years we’ve seen flowers used as garnishes. Peppery nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum spp. and cvs., annual) add a nice bite to salads, and violets (Viola spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness…

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    Regional Picks: Plants for Wet Soil – Southern Plains

    1. Scarlet Hibiscus Name: Hibiscus coccineus USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 11 Size: 6 to 10 feet tall and 4 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; medium to wet soil…