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    Regional Reports: The Best Perennials to Start from Seed – Southern Plains

    1. Hollyhock Name: Alcea rosea cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9 Size: 5 to 8 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; fertile, well-drained soil…

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    Hardwood Cuttings Made Easy

    Did you ever love a plant so much that you wished you could make more of it? I feel that way about Japanese snowball bush (Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum, USDA…

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    Starting From Seed

    The development of a seedling is like a person waking up in the morning. There’s the dormant period (sleep). External stimuli, such as temperature and moisture, tell the seed that…

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    Oh, No! Now What?

    There is nothing less noticeable than an excellent pruning job. But on the flip side, there is nothing more noticeable than a poorly pruned plant. Pruning is a science and…

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    Got a Little Ground to Cover?

    One garden cliché that drives me crazy is that ground covers are rambunctious troublemakers. The problem is that a few aggressive thugs give the entire lot a bad name. Most…

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    Give Your Roses Tough Love

    Mention the word “rose” and most gardeners instantly think of fussy plants needing constant coddling, chemical treatments, and a completely separate area of the garden. If you like the formal…