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    Regional Picks: Plant This, Not That – Southeast

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    Spring Plant Combinations for Seasonal Interest

    If you’re bored with the time between fading spring ephemerals and blooming summer beds, you’re missing out on an exceptionally beautiful period in the garden. The waking landscape offers rare…

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    Designing With the Ultimate Color Contrast

    A garden based on color contrasts is always interesting. It doesn’t matter what season it is, how mature the plants are, or even what’s in bloom—pair two plants that are…